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Increase Your Protein Intake



For women, increase your protein intake to 75 - 100 grams a day to break thru a plateau. I was eating in the low 60's and had been at a plateau for 2 months. I increased my protein intake to this level and started losing again.

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  • Totally agree! Protein is the key for weight loss! - by JUSTJOSS
  • I see that big time now. It's taken a couple weeks for me to understand the protein benefits but I added Greek yogurt and it's helping.

    Thanks! - by BARBANNA
  • I hope that works - if so I am going out to buy some protein powder - I know I do NOT get enough. - by ANGRITTER
  • I always struggle with getting enough protein -- been getting the low end of the range here in the recipe section about adding protein powder to fat-free sugar free jello pudding....that should help! Thanks! - by MCCC75
  • This is all too important for me. I can't believe I have been here twice. Had to remember this again to break through yet another plateau, but I did it. I don't think I'll every forget this again! Thanks to this and SparkCoach, I'm losing again. emoticon - by LDAVENPOR4
  • This was true for me! I increased my protein intake and I was amazed at how my body said "thanks!" emoticon - by CRSHANSON
  • I'm averaging 60 grams of protein a day, and thinking I should increase that. Time for protein powder! - by ELVISINTHEHOUSE
  • I will have to try this...i know I don't get my total protein daily. - by PEELERONE
  • I am going to try this I have been stuck for awhile. I finally drop back down a pound, but I was there and it moved back up. I feel like a yoyo. Maybe this will help, I have no trouble with eating protein. Thank You. - by 1935MARY
  • emoticon Will definitely increase protein intake. - by SUSHENO
  • thanks for the input. I have hit a plateau after losing less than half of my goal. I know that I do not get enough protein so am looking at adding protein powder to my diet. - by TOBYSNANA
    Thank you for this advice. I have the book, "Eating for Your Blood Type" and according to it I am a natural carnivore. :?/ When I reduce the grains and up the protein I do lose better. - by REVAMPINGMYLIFE
    I just blog about this today - increased my protein. Thanks for confirming :) - by RACEWELLWON
  • Thank you so much. I have been struggling with my weightloss maybe this will help. Thank you. - by DIETER27

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