Protein provides so many benefits. It increases satiety (that "I'm full" feeling) and decreases hunger, helping you to not overeat. Protein is used to make essential enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals. It is also a building block for bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood.
As a holistic health coach and personal trainer, I'm often asked how to increase protein intake during the day. Why? For ALL of the reasons above–it helps us achieve that feel good feeling! It helps our bodies and minds do a lot more than curb snack attacks and increase muscle mass. So, here are my top three favorite ways to add protein daily.