Handy Protein Snacks That Can Be Eaten Anywhere

Previous articles posted on our blog and social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Google +) have explained the importance of consuming adequate amounts of protein during an intense training regimen.

The anabolic phase (growth) of muscle development continues for up to 48+ hours after your training session, meaning the consistent replenishment of protein is an integral part of training!
Sitting at a desk, out on a building site, or whatever your occupation/daily routine might entail....try these protein dense, nutritious snacks to keep that amino-acid pool topped up during the day & night.

Beef Jerky (85g bag): Energy: 240Kcal
Protein: 33.5g

Protein bars (75g bar): Energy: 246Kcal
Protein: 25g

0% Fat Natural yoghurt (170g pot): Energy: 57kcal
Protein: 10.3g

Handful of nuts: Energy: 172kcal
Protein: 6.4g

About the Author

Job Role Qualified Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist Qualifications BSc (Hons) Sports Science | BSc (Hons) Dietetics Tom has always participated in sport both recreationally and competitively which led to an unquenchable thirst for information on anything health, nutrition and fitness. After leaving school Tom went on to play for a football academy during which time he studied Sport and Exercise Science. From here he went on to study a BSc (Hons) Sport Science at UEA followed by his second BSc (Hons) degree, this time at the University of Hertfordshire studying Dietetics. Tom has worked in the fitness, educational and clinical nutrition industry starting out at David Lloyd Health and Leisure Clubs. He then went on to work as a Dietitian (RD) in the NHS, during which time he conducted clinics for healthy eating, weight loss and weight gain, as well as specialised consultations on Diabetes, IBS and Coeliac disease to name a few. He has vast amounts of experience at devising diet plans and supplement regimens, as well as working in the community with schools and competitive athletes. As Head Nutritionist and Supplement expert at Discount Supplements Tom is here to provide current and evidence based health and nutrition information to help you reach your health and fitness goals!
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