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The Health Benefits of a High Protein Diet

THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF A HIGH PROTEIN DIET The health benefits of a high protein diet go far beyond muscle growth. Below we have put all the benefits of a high protein diet into categories. GROWTH & REPAIR Improves Sleep Protein optimises chemical transmitter balance, making us restful at night and thus allowing us to sleep better. Sleep is an essential period of the recovery process as the body secretes the most growth hormone whilst we sleep. Having a restful sleep not only allows your body to grow and recovery but it gets your ready for the next day. Prevents Muscle Break Down Whilst Dieting Protein is built up from amino acids, the building blocks of muscle. Having a diet high in protein will reduce muscle catabolism and help you retain your hard earned muscle whilst dieting. It's important to keep your protein high when in a caloric deficit as you don't want your body eating into your muscle for energy. Builds Muscle A high protein diet stimulates protein synthesis and improves muscle recovery. The body needs more protein if you workout to help re-build broken down muscles. Without adequate protein in your diet your body won't have the building blocks it needs to repair and build new muscle regardless of calorie intake Improves Skin, Hair and Muscle Repair High protein diets help the skin glow and hair look luscious. Protein is an essential building block to cell growth and regeneration. FAT LOSS ........... Burns More Fat Consume Fewer Calories & Increase Satiety Levels Digesting protein burns 2x more calories than digesting carbohydrates. Protein is the most thermogenic out of the 3 macronutrients. Having a diet equal in calories but higher in protein rather than carbs or fat means more calories are burned. Protein is more filling than carbohydrates and fat. This leads to higher satiety levels. It's shown that a 1% increase in protein intake saw that people naturally decreased their calorie intake by 32-51 calories per day. If you scale this effect with the added benefit of fibrous veggies in your diet, your calorie intake will naturally be decreased. COGNITIVE Improves Brain Function Eating protein from a wide variety of animal sources helps enhance cognitive function. Animal proteins contain omega-3 fats, carnosine, creatine, vitamin D and vitamin B12. More Energy Protein is a macronutrient and as a result is made of calories. Eating a wide variety of protein will give you energy due to the calories. Furthermore, protein has a higher thermogenic effect of food percentage than carbohydrates and fats. This results in more calories being burned but at the same time protein provides you with energy. This can positively affect your body composition. Having more energy enables you to focus on different aspects of your day such as work, your workout, business, family and friends. STRENGTH Strengthens Bones & Slows Down Ageing Increases Strength High protein diets will help you become Elderly people can't use protein as efficiently as younger people so it's important for them to eat more to enable them to till have the stronger. Many people believe it's a high carb diet that gives you the fuel to be strong, this is inaccurate. Broken down muscles need protein to repair and recover. Once the recovery process is over your muscles will be bigger and stronger if progressive overload is achieved in your training. positive effects. A high protein diet also reduces the risk of osteoporosis. Overall, a high protein diet leads to an increase in strength and muscular hypertrophy. BODYBUILDING WAREHOUSE ****

The Health Benefits of a High Protein Diet

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