Do you know how much protein you are eating?

Herbalife nutritionist, Susan Bowerman talks about protein & you. Protein is essential to build & maintain muscle, & it helps keep you feeling full, but do you know how much protein you are eating? Some common foods have about 25 grams of protein per portion & healthy snacks normally have about 10 grams of protein. Find out which foods will help you meet you protein needs.

Herbalife weight-management programs help personalise your protein for your body, helping you feel full and energized as you shed unwanted pounds.

Great Add-Ins To Your Protein Shake

Meal replacement shakes provide plenty of nutrition. For variation try mixing up your favorite Herbalife Formula 1 shake flavor. Some great add-ins to boost your protein shakes include fresh or frozen fruit, vegetables, seeds & grains. Reap the benefits of extra vitamins & minerals with these Herbalife Formula 1 add-in ideas from nutritionist Susan Bowerman.

Get A Balance Of Plant And Animal Proteins In Your Diet

We need protein to manufacture important proteins and to build and maintain muscle. Protein rich foods satisfy hunger, and keep us going all day long. However, there is a difference between animal proteins and plant proteins and how our body takes them in. Susan Bowerman explains the key differences in this week’s Healthy Living video for Herbalife. Ideally get a balance of plant and animal protein in your diet.

How to get more plant proteins in your diet?

Protein In Foods

Adding extra protein to your everyday foods is one of the best ways to keep your hunger under control. Here are some simple ways to add more protein to your meals. Sources of protein referred to in the video include eggs, cottage cheese, milk and soy milk, soy beans, tofu and protein powders.

For weight control we require  nutrition that is calorie controlled, providing a balance of nutrients without excess calories, has good levels of protein and fibre to help us feel fuller for longer.

List of High Protein Foods