High-Protein Diet and Weight Loss

High-protein diet

High-Protein Diet and Weight Loss
High-protein diet is a perfect for weight loss. Numerous nutritionists claim that if you want to lose weight effectively and permanently, you don’t have to eat less, but instead of that, you should eat healthy foods based on proteins.

If you eat small portions you are very likely to get weight loss easily, but once you return to your regular eating habits, you can gain weight again. Eating healthy foods will not only help you lose weight, but it will also improve your overall health. Acquiring new, healthier eating habits will help you maintain balance in your body.

High-protein diet – Recommended foods

Fish, seafood, shellfish are rich in protein and low in fat;

Meat – you can eat turkey, chicken, chicken liver, pork liver;

Dairy products – you can eat dairy products, but only a small percentage of fat;

Fruits and vegetables – recommended in any diet. Most of the proteins are found in the garlic, broccoli, mushrooms, spinach, red fruits, kiwi, oranges, beans, cabbage, peas;

Seeds and nuts – walnuts, peanuts, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, pistachios, almonds.

The diet with high-protein – Meal options

Breakfast:

1 cup skimmed milk with 1.76 oz  of cereal, coffee without sugar or a cup of black tea without sugar
2 slices of ham, a slice of whole-wheat bread, coffee or some black tea without sugar;
1 cup of fresh juice, a slice of whole grain bread, 0.76 oz of cheese, coffee or black tea without sugar.

Snack:

Fruit
1.76 oz of low-fat yogurt;
0.7 oz of seeds or nuts;

Lunch:

7 oz of baked chicken breast, 5.3 oz of vegetable salad seasoned with salt, olive oil, lemon, a piece of black bread
7 oz of grilled fish, 5.3 oz of cooked vegetables (green beans, peas, and carrots), seasoned with salt, lemon and a piece of whole-wheat bread;
7 oz of white grilled meat, 5.3 oz of cabbage salad and a slice of whole grain bread.

Dinner:

7 oz of cooked vegetables seasoned with salt and lemon, 3.5 oz of grilled fish, fruit
3.5 oz of cooked meat (chicken or turkey), 3.5 oz of yogurt with low-fat, apple;
3.5 oz of chicken or pork liver, 5.3 oz of cooked broccoli seasoned with salt and lemon, fruit. Try to avoid the bananas.

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