There’s a PRO in Protein
Why do we need Protein?
“Wanna be a PRO in Life? Believe me, you need PROtein!”
Protein is an essential macronutrient. It's not only critical for lean muscle mass, but also to your metabolic rate, satiety levels, and even hormonal health. Egg whites, Fish, Meat, Nuts and Seeds contain essential protein for everyday nutrition.
Sadly you can’t fit all these ingredients into your pockets, which makes protein intake not pocket-friendly. But times are changing, the concept of Healthy Snacks with that. With us adapting a life full of hustle, munching on our desired nutrients on-the-go is difficult. But with Flat Tummies it’s possible.
How does it work in our body and the benefits
“Your body is a temple and protein is a blessing”
Protein is crucial to good health. In fact, the name comes from the Greek word ‘proteus’, meaning “primary” or “first place.” Proteins are made up of amino acids that join together to form long chains. You can think of a protein as a string of beads in which each bead is an amino acid, cool, ain’t it?
There are 20 amino acids that help form thousands of different proteins in your body. Major benefits of protein include -
Protein is VEGAN?!
“Keep calm, cause plants do have protein.”
A common concern about vegetarian and vegan diet is that it might lack sufficient protein. However, many experts agree that a well-planned vegan diet can provide you with all the nutrients you need.
Certain plant-based diets contain significantly more protein than others. And higher-protein diets can promote muscle strength and weight loss.
Here are some sources of plant-based protein -
- Chia Seeds
- Soy Milk
- Rajgira and Quinoa
- Green Peas
How much of it do we need daily
“I chant protein, with numbers”
Since protein has always been an important part of our life, could a switch to plant-based proteins help our health?
Well, Soy, Almond, Green peas are popular among plant proteins. So yes, plant based protein is an answer.
It turns out that the right amount of protein for any one individual mainly depends on many factors including their activity level, age, muscle mass and current state of health.
So, When it comes to health, it’s better to count it right and stay away from all hollow protein promises.
According to the Dietary Reference Intake, 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight or 0.36 grams per pound is required.
Flat Tummies bar, A good source of Protein
“The Exact Protein for you!”
Flat Tummies Protein Bar contains 8.4 g protein. So grabbing and munching on 6 to 8 protein bars can curb your daily craving.
With protein requirements in check, the flavour and ingredients are also an important factor when it comes to trendy snacking. Flat Tummies bars come with the delicious cocoa which adds to the already added benefits. So just grab one and munch nutriliciously! Before that just check out the ingredients in it.
Each of these ingredients has its own uniqueness when it comes to saving you from unhealthy junk. Here are their benefits.
Almonds help in
Curbing the cravings
Great Hair health
Pumpkinseed and Flaxseed
Pumpkin seeds are a good source of protein and unsaturated fats, including omega-3. They also contain a good range of nutrients including iron, selenium, calcium and B vitamins, which the body converts into vitamin A.
Flaxseed is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, rich in antioxidants, and they provide fibre, iron, and calcium.
Flaxseed is a rich source of healthy fats, antioxidants, and fibre. The seeds contain protein, lignans, and the ALA or omega-3. Lignans are thought to have antiangiogenic properties. This means they stop tumours from forming new blood vessels. The lignan content of flaxseed is thought to be over 800 times higher than that of other foods.
Peanuts are rich in monounsaturated fats, the type of fat that is important in the heart-healthy diet. Studies of diets with a special emphasis on peanuts have shown that this is a big ally for a healthy heart.
Coconut Sugar -
The good kind of sweet.
Regarded as a better alternative to refined sugar, coconut sugar is the boiled sap of the coconut palm. Coconut sugar has caught the attention of many of those who are health conscious because of its low glycemic index.
Dates and Raisins -
Dates can help reduce blood pressure, are a source of antioxidants, good for blood sugar balance and help maintain bone mass.
There are numerous benefits of Raisins. It contains healthy vitamins and minerals. They are also fat-free and cholesterol-free, high in antioxidants, and an excellent source of fiber.
Rich in Polyphenols that provide several health benefits, also helps improve mood and adds a lot to the taste.
Well, that’s a lot of Pro-Tein Gyan. Now, It’s time for your hop into a cosy bean bag with your laptop and type www.flattummies.co
Order now and munch away!