Here is a list of 4 major benefits of having a protein-rich diet!

Promotes Healthy Skin and Nails

Your hair, skin and nails are MADE of protein. So if quality protein is lacking in your diet... this will be reflected in what your body looks like. Particularly, components like collagen give structure and brilliance to your skin tissue. Amino acids (found in protein), are very important in the creation of collagen in your body.

Fills You UP (Weight Management)

Protein intensifies your satisfaction following a meal. Carbohydrates and fats may somewhat do the trick, but not as effective as protein can. Give it a shot and see for yourself. Replace your extra serving of rice, or bread with an additional serving of meat, eggs, or even nuts and see how you feel.

Boosts Your Daily Mood

The thing about highly processed sugar-filled foods is that they mess with your blood sugar. And when your blood sugar is not a happy camper, neither is your mood. Constant spikes and lulls with your blood sugar leads to an unstable mood, and even depression.

Protein does the exact opposite. In fact, protein stabilizes your blood sugar so that your blood is healthy, and your brain is healthy - which makes YOU happy!

Cognitive Function! (Helps You Learn Better)

Proteins are not only needed to keep your hair and skin healthy, they are also needed to make critical enzymes, hormones and neurotransmitters that are imperitive for cognitive function. Our brain NEEDS a steady supply of amino acids in order to keep concentration, focus and energy levels up. When this is lacking (low-protein diet) your ability to learn may be hindered.

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