Spread the health and maintain weight

Spread the health and maintain weight


Living a healthy, active life gives you more energy, but it also requires a lot of energy to keep up.  Most of us experience fatigue every now and then, and for some it’s a daily occurrence.  Protein is essential to a healthy body and active lifestyle.  It helps you improve your focus, maintain weight, and gives your metabolism a boost. Increasing your protein intake is a great way to help you stay energized throughout the day, and it’s easier than you may think.  There are lots of simple ways to get more protein to give you energy for all the things you love to do.

  1. Kick off your day with protein.  Some of our favorite breakfast foods like bagels, cereal, and even oatmeal are low on protein, heavy on carbs.  Eating these first thing in the morning can zap your energy well before lunchtime.  Instead, try whole eggs, Greek yogurt, or a Premier Protein® shake.  If you just have to have carbs, spread some all-natural peanut butter on whole grain toast.  With more protein, you’ll feel full longer and power through your morning with ease!
  2. Meet some new meat.  You and chicken probably go way back.  It’s popular among healthy, active people because it’s lean, versatile and easy to prepare.  But chicken all the time can get boring.  To keep things interesting while getting the protein you need, introduce yourself to some new lean meats.  Fish, shrimp, lobster, turkey breast, and pork loin are all great sources of protein and delicious alternatives to chicken.  No meat for you?  Try tempeh, seitan or legumes for amazingly nutritious and delicious vegan protein options.  Researchers have found that eating soy protein daily, as part of a diet low in fat and cholesterol, can help maintain a healthy heart.
  3. Set a snacking strategy.  Snack choices are often all about convenience.  Unfortunately many of the items we grab for a quick energy boost actually have the opposite effect.  Plan ahead to ensure you have protein-rich snacks at your fingertips to keep you energized throughout the day.  Mix it up with a different snack to look forward to each day.  Some great options include cheese, cottage cheese, edamame and peanut butter with fruit.  For on-the-go snacks that don’t require refrigeration try omega-rich nuts, lean jerky, tuna, or protein shakes. Premier Protein® shakes come in a variety of snack-worthy flavors like Chocolate, Vanilla, Caramel, and Bananas & Cream so you can choose a different delicious protein-packed shake each day of the week!

There are so many convenient and great-tasting ways to increase your protein intake so that you stay energized throughout the day, including the full line of Premier Protein® shakes.   Try incorporating one or all of our tips into your daily routine and you’ll see how making even one small change can have dramatic, lasting benefits.  Adding more protein to your daily diet will give you the energy you need to achieve your goals and make the most of every day!