NUTRITION HOW’S #2? HOW TO SUPPLEMENT PROTEIN? Protein is the FIRST SUPPLEMENT to add to your diet, because as you will learn in later posts most people don’t get the right amount of protein or the right types of protein, and they don’t eat enough protein at each meal or after exercise.

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NUTRITION HOW’S ? HOW TO SUPPLEMENT PROTEIN? Protein is the FIRST SUPPLEMENT to add to your diet, because as you will learn in later posts most people don’t get the right amount of protein or the right types of protein, and they don’t eat enough protein at each meal or after exercise. To get the most benefit you need what is called a complete protein. Proteins are made up of chains of 21 common amino acids. When you digest these, they are repackaged into new proteins in your body. Among the 21 amino acids, 9 are essential and must be eaten in the diet. They are like vitamins, since the complete absence of even one called tryptophan (commonly seen in societies where corn is the only source of protein) leads to a disease called pellagra (diarrhea, dementia, and blackened plaques on the skin from inflammation called dermatitis). Once you have the essential amino acids, the body can make the rest. This property of good proteins is called “Quality” and is measured for proteins using a single number where the best quality is 1.0 for soy, whey, and dairy proteins while corn, almonds, and beans have a score of around 0.4. Soy protein is the best protein in the plant world and has a perfect score of 1.0 when found in the powder used to make your Protein-Rich Shake every morning for a Heathy Breakfast – The Most Important Meal of the Day! In your other meals, you can combine corn or rice with nuts or beans to increase protein quality to about 0.8. Vegan, vegetarian, and semi-vegetarian diets (white poultry meat, seafood and very limited or no red meat) are popular. When eating recently strictly vegan and vegetarian diets with proteins like quinoa, hemp, sesame, pea, and others in shakes or as foods, make sure you know the protein quality score called the PDCAAS shown on the graph in tha slide above. Your body needs the right quality of protein and the right amount (stay tuned for my next post) every day and at every meal as well as after exercise to get Balanced Nutrition for a Healthy Active Lifestyle!! #drdavidheber #protein #vegan #vegetarian #soy #whey #muscles to learn more go to www.drdavidheber.com and www.herbalifenutritioninstitute.com

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