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, nuts 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

How Much Protein Do I Need?

Your body size and composition play a significant role in your protein needs. This video gives you an idea how much protein you need.

And the following link provides the amount of protein you get from each food type:

List Of Protein Foods

Good Sources of Protein

Herbalife’s approach to weight management is about creating a healthy balanced way to eat and live. It starts with a foundation of eating a nutritionally balanced diet including good sources of protein and nutrients as part of a varied diet. Convenient, great tasting and scientifically proven in clinical trials, Herbalife weight management products can help you reach and maintain your ideal physique.

Protein Shakes and Bars

Herbalife’s Formula 1 Shakes and Bars taste delicious and are designed to help you manage your daily calorie needs without any fuss or bother.Tried and tested for more than 30 years, Formula 1 combines essential vitamins and minerals with soy protein and plant based carbohydrates that can help you feel fuller for longer and sustain your energy levels as part of a weight management or healthy nutrition programme.

Herbalife Formula 1 Shakes are easy and quick to make and come in six delicious flavours which can be mixed with milk, water or juice. Conveniently available in either single-serve sachets or canisters containing up to 20 servings, Formula 1 Shakes are suitable as either a Meal Replacement or in addition to regular balanced meals depending on your weight goals.

Herbalife Formula 1 Express Bars offer an alternative to drinking Formula 1 Shakes. These individually wrapped Bars are especially convenient if you are out and about or short of time. Packed with essential vitamins and nutrients, Herbalife Formula 1 Express Bars are available in two popular flavours: ‘Chocolate’ and ‘Red Fruit and Yoghurt’. At less than 210 calories each, Herbalife Express Bars are packed with fibre and protein for sustained energy and satiety.

Herbalife’s Formula 3 Personalised Protein Powder blends soy and whey protein to encourage muscle production in the body. Studies show that increasing protein intake can help with individual weight control. Suitable as an addition to Formula 1 Shakes or sprinkled into cereals, soups and casseroles, Herbalife Formula 3 offers an easy way for you to increase your protein intake. Diets high in protein are also essential for those active in sport and fitness as protein helps build lean muscle mass and aids muscle recovery which can minimise post-exercise muscle fatigue.

Good Sources of Protein

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