. 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.
Proteins are important nutrient components that are made of essential and non-essential amino acids that provide energy to the body. Proteins control many important metabolic functions in the body and are fundamental components of all living cells.
The way you look on the outside of your body is reflected by what you put inside your body. This not only refers to excess body weight that is put on through over-eating. It also refers to the many aesthetic benefits that certain foods can provide you with. A diet...More