Why do we so often hesitate to “eat more protein, increasing your intake of protein …” Protein is an important macronutrient to many body reactions! The protein is divided into amino acids in the digestive system and is needs to be more relax after a meal or snack and to regulate and stabilize your blood sugar levels for your muscular development, regenerations, immune function, connective tissue strength (cape-like, skin), nail and hair growth, energy production, gut wall matrix.
Foods Rich in Protein:
- Lean good quality meats – chicken, beef, lamb, pork, turkey
- Brown rice
- Nuts and seeds – almonds, macadamias, hazelnuts, cashews, Brazil nuts, pine nuts, walnuts, chia seeds, hemp seeds, sunflower seeds, pepitas, sesame seeds, linseeds…
- Green leafy vegetables – Kale, spinach, iceberg lettuce
- Peanut butter (natural) and nut butter.
- Beans, lentils, whole grains, split peas, tofu
- Dairy products – cow’s milk alternatives (soy, oat, almond, or coconut), yogurt, cheeses.
Ensure that the body is supplies with the building blocks it needs for the health of yourself during the day to improve your metabolism.
If you want to know more about diet and natural medicine then contact Adelaide Naturopath Christina. She has been assisting clients to resolve health issues since 2012. We’re specialists in natural health.