10 ways to add protein to your breakfastGet your mornings off to the best start in 2016 with these tasty breakfasts, each one a source of natural protein.Explore more ways to enjoy protein over at the graze online shop, including chia, pumpkin and sunflower seeds.
. Protein is “thermogenic,” which means that it requires a lot of energy to metabolize and digest. Every time you eat protein it physically burns calories; in fact, protein burns approximately 1/3 of its calories through digestion. On top of burning calories, protein also helps keep blood sugar levels controlled and minimizes spikes in insulin. THAT’s the definition of a fat-blasting nutrient.
If you’re trying to build muscle tone and lose the fat, chances are you’re trying to up your protein intake. Here are some of the best protein shake recipes I’ve found. All of them are super-easy to make (5 ingredients or less), packed with protein, and delicious!