Protein Is Key To Losing Fat : The Multi- talented Protein Shake


We’ve written about it before, how protein powders can be used as a useful addition to your fat loss goals, but many top nutrition experts are now insisting that their clients utilise this fat burning nutritional component too! Protein is essential to lean mass, the higher the ratio of lean muscle compared to fat mass, the less fat you will be and look. Well, protein shakes deliver essential amino acids to support the recovery and development of muscle (not in a bulky sense…don’t panic) and definition/ toning. Consuming a whey protein will satiate you (fill you up) making for a perfect mid- morning snack helping you to not pick at unhealthy foods over the day. Whey protein also encourages muscle to recover and grow when combined with exercise, so ensuring you consume a low calorie, high protein shake will increase muscle, thus increasing the thermic effect (raised metabolism) of food, and therefore maximise fat burning.
If you’re not already, then start to include a whey protein such as Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey, PhD Nutrition Pharma Whey Ht+, or Optimum Health Ultimate Whey Protein for best results.

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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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