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Sunday, October 23, 2005

What Makes Up A Healthy Balanced Diet? Part Two

The Role of Protein

Eating lean protein is crucial to good health because you need it to build and maintain lean body mass. Eating good protein can also actually help you lose weight. That's because eating high-quality protein does several things. It helps keep your blood sugar level stable so that you don't feel hungry and, it speeds-up your body’s metabolism by increasing your lean body mass. The more lean body mass (LBM) you have the higher your metabolism… and a higher metabolism stimulates your body to burn fat for energy!

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