Protein and Weight Loss

Sufficient protein intake is important factor in weight loss.
Sufficient protein intake is an important factor in weight loss.


A COMMENTARY BY MIESHA WILSON – In my field of weight management, 90 percent of the participants I come in contact with are women so this article will be geared toward the ladies this week. Many of us women are truly misinformed and often confused when it comes to the importance of adequate protein consumption and weight loss.

Many women believe they should only be concerned with their protein intake if they are trying to go into bodybuilding. Well, I’m here to debunk that myth and express how it’s as important to have a sufficient protein intake for weight loss as it is for muscle building. The amount of quality protein in your diet is the single most important calorie that influences your metabolic rate, favorably influencing weight loss.

Read more about how protein can help weight loss at The Call and Post.


Freddie Allen is the National News Editor for the NNPA News Wire and 200-plus Black newspapers. 20 million readers. You should follow Freddie on Twitter and Instagram @freddieallenjr.

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