I hadn't noticed until I started Spark People that I was eating next to no protein! I was tired and felt hungry all the time. It was a challenge to add enough protein to my diet to meet my minimum daily requirement, but once I did I've never felt better. I feel full longer, have more energy and stamina, and my body just seems to work better.
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Eating Protein at each meal is important for the Hypoglycemic!
I find I am best at thinking, working and playing if my body is busy working on the energy of protein at each meal. I also add to this fruit in the morning (only), and veggies in the afternoon and evening. Soup is also good in the evening as a 'wind-down' food, (few white carbs - pasta, potato,etc
I have found since reaching my goal weight of 125, that if you add more protein, work out with weights at least 3 times per week and get aerobics in (30 minutes) two to three times per week, get 6 to 8 glasses of water, and increase your calories to somewhere between 1500 and 1800 and meet your protein, fat, and carb requirements, it is easy to maintain your weight.
If you don't increase your calories, you will continue to lose. I am actually 3 pounds under my goal weight (122). It is important to get your protein up there (80 grams of protein) per day is great. Drink plenty of fluid before, during, and after workouts.
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