We all need protein, but meat isn’t the only place to find it. People who swap out animal protein for plant-based alternatives often end up eating healthier diets, but there are a few things you need to know before assuming that plant protein is always healthier.
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If you've read our article about eating enough protein and want to get really serious about getting the most out of your exercise program, then you might want to consider how much protein you eat after you exercise to get the most muscle-building benefits.
Whey and casein are both complete proteins that are beneficial for those looking to bulk up. But they differ greatly when it comes to digestion rate, muscle growth, and use.
In many parts of the world, it's not uncommon to eat other bits of an animal, such as ears, stomach, feet, liver, tail, or intestines. Of course, it helps that they're cheaper and easier to get in other countries, but if you're willing to try something new, don't miss out on these delicious, varied sources of vitamins and protein.
When I think of chocolate pudding, I usually think of powdered mix, goop in portable, little containers, or tons of whisking and stirring. But not this one. No, this one is a luxuriously creamy pudding that's packed with protein and healthy fats.
Depending on who you ask, we're either eating "too much" protein, or we need protein shake after protein shake just to build a little muscle or lose weight. The truth isn't either of these. Some of us may need more, while others get more than enough -- but more isn't necessarily harmful. Here's how to figure it all out.
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