GOOD LIFE: Well Being with Angela Saville

Protein is the building block of life. It can help you build a strong, healthy body and assist in weight management. It can be the key in creating high energy levels.
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Adults generally require at least 0.6 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight each day.

For effective weight management and optimal health we should focus on having a protein-rich source at every meal and consuming a variety of foods.

What are the pros?

Protein is made up of amino acids, which are essential for normal bodily function. They help with:

The growth, repair and maintenance of cells, muscles and tissues, creating a leaner body.

The metabolism, digestion and transportation of nutrients and oxygen in the blood, creating a more efficient body.

The production of antibodies to enhance immunity, creating a healthy body.

The strength and health of skin, nails and hair, creating a beautiful body.

Improving bone density, creating a stronger body.

What are the foods?

Legumes

Beans

Nuts

Grains

Eggs

Dairy

Meat

Fish

Poultry

What is the big deal?

Having protein at every meal will help you create a food plan that keeps you satisfied and therefore less prone to over-indulgence. By incorporating this general rule in our diet we are more likely to manage and maintain a healthy weight.

Angela Saville is director of Savvy Fitness & Anytime Fitness. Check out www.savvyfitness南京夜网.au.

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