Recap 👉🏾 a calorie is a measurement used to calculate the energy in the food we eat.
👉🏾calories determine if we lose, gain or maintain fat by how much we eat and how much we move.
👉🏾macro tracking prioritizes your calories into specific carbs, proteins and fats.
👉🏾calorie counting causes you to lose scale weight with little change in body shape
👉🏾macro tracking allows you to change your body shape first which isn’t always reflected on the scale!
Most women under eat their protein even though protein is a huge tool we have in order to maximize our body fat loss.
Why should we care about protein?
Protein helps build, repair, and maintain muscle. It contains 4 calories per gram.
If you are trying to lose weight, adequate protein intake is a must to prevent muscle loss while in a calorie deficit. High protein intake supports fat loss.
It’s also important to eat enough protein if you are trying to build muscle.
Protein keeps you feeling full longer, controlling your appetite so you are less likely to snack or feel hungry right after eating.
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