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Nutrition Mistake

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Top 11 Most Common
Weight Loss Mistakes

There is a LOT of nonsense going around in nutrition.
Everyone seems to „know“ what is right, usually based on zero evidence.
Here are 11 common weight loss mistakes, that people seem to be
repeating over and over.
All of these points are based on science... just look in the brackets behind
the paragraphs to see links to peer-reviewed scientific journals, backing
up every major claim.
Kris Gunnars
Authority Nutrition

1. Not Eating Enough Protein
When it comes to losing weight and being able to stick to a healthy diet,
protein is the king of nutrients.
Adding protein to your diet is the simplest, most effective and most
delicious way to lose weight with minimal effort.

Studies show that protein both increases your metabolic rate and helps
reduce appetite (1).
Because protein requires energy to metabolize, a high protein diet can
increase calories burned by up to 80 to 100 calories per day (2, 3, 4).
Protein is also the most fulfilling nutrient, by far. One study showed that

people who ate 30% of calories as protein automatically ate 441 fewer
calories per day (5).
In other words, you can easily increase calories out and reduce calories in,
just by adding protein to your diet.
Protein can also help fight cravings, which are the dieter’s worst enemy.
In one study, 25% of calories as protein reduced obsessive thoughts about
food by 60% and cut the desire for late-night snacking by 50% (6).
If you want to lose weight, sustainably, with minimal effort, then consider
making a permanent increase in your protein intake.
Not only will it help you lose, it will also prevent or at least significantly
reduce weight regain, in case you ever decide to abandon your weight
loss efforts (7, 8).
This is the most important takeaway from this e-book... if all you do is
make a permanent increase in your protein intake, then that should get
you well on your way towards a healthier body and...


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