From my Personal Training Blog – Day 2 of Healthy Habits of Eating Week.
Yesterday I wrote about how to eat your meals. Today we start with what you should eat. Which brings us to habit number two:
EAT PROTEIN DENSE FOODS WITH EACH MEAL
Now there may be some of you out there who think Whoa! Matt, what are you saying? The body can only handle a certain amount of protein on a daily basis and that the additional protein is either harmful or unnecessary.
The truth is, if you are a healthy individual (check with your doctors please), a higher protein diet is not only considered safe, but may be important in achieving the best health, body composition and performance – all three being very difficult to achieve with sub-optimal protein intake (Precision Nutrition).
The problem is if you don’t eat protein dense foods with every meal, you will have a hard time achieving your optimal intake during the meals you
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