By | May 9, 2011
Losing weight was always a challenge for me. I knew that eating a healthy diet and exercising was important, but I still struggled with losing weight. I started a cycle of losing weight and then gaining it back again. It was very frustrating and I seriously considered giving up on trying to lose weight, until I decided to try protein supplements. Protein is an essential nutrient that is needed for energy production and regulation of the body’s fluid balance. My diet consisted of beans, lean meats and nuts, but I wanted to increase my intake of protein by taking supplements. I am glad that I did because that helped expedite the process of losing weight.
One of the things that protein supplements helped do was give me more energy. I was already exercising prior to taking the supplements, but I would always get tired and could not go very long. Taking those protein supplements gave me the boost that I needed to work out longer and harder. As I began to work out more, I noticed the pounds started melting off. Taking those protein supplements also helped my body burn more fat. Studies have shown that protein has a very high thermic effect. The thermic effect is the amount of energy required to digest food. This high thermic effect also helps boost metabolism. A high metabolism helps the body burn fat and calories even when it is at rest.
Taking proteins supplements totally changed my life for the better. I am not able to maintain the weight that I lost, instead of going through the cycle of losing it and then re-gaining it. For me, losing weight was not about trying to look like a supermodel, but trying to live a longer and healthier life. I am not only in the greatest shape of my life, but I am also very healthy, which is what really matters. I recommend protein supplements for anyone that is serious about losing weight and getting healthy. They will help a person have more energy, burn more fat and speed up his or her metabolism.
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