Eat Protein to Improve Fat Burn


How’s the New Year resolution going? Want a simple way to improve your overall fat burn each day? As we have said before and will say again, nutrition is THE key to weight loss and protein is a great way to increase your fat burn throughout each day.

Check out this great article, Why Studies Favor Eating Protein All Day Long by Darla Leal, to find out why protein is so important throughout the day for increased fat burn and weight loss.

It is important to note that protein is available from many sources, other than just red meat. Here are a few healthier high protein options to fit anyone’s dietary needs and likes:

  • Quinoa
  • Egg whites
  • Avocados
  • Mushrooms
  • Lentils/Beans
  • Oatmeal
  • Pomegranate
  • Passion fruit
  • Nuts
  • Cheese
  • Hummus
  • Green vegetables
  • Lean Meat/Fish

If you found this helpful we’d also recommend checking out our Basic Nutrition Guidelines post for more nutrition details.


  1. Leal, D. Why studies favor eating protein all day long. 2016.

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