Benefits Of A High-Protein Diet
High Protein To Lose Weight
So how is a high-protein diet supposed to help shed pounds? The idea is high-protein foods make the body labor harder during the digestion process, with more work equating to more calories burned. Most have heard the phrase 'muscle burns fat.' Turns out this saying might hold some weight (the good kind, that is).
Todd says high-protein diets can be more effective for preserving muscle mass and preventing metabolic slowdown during weight loss. In fact, some research has shown high-protein diets are effective for weight loss in more than fifty percent of the population! Another theory behind protein’s inherent ability to help us slim down is its ability to keep us full longer, decreasing hunger. Although additional research is required to fully understand the concept of eating protein to lose weight, any Google search will litter your screen with long, lean people who have done just that.
Continue reading to discover more benefits of a high-protein diet.