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Does Eating More Protein Help With Weight Loss?

I Was Shocked How Little Protein I Was Eating! This Is What Happened When I Ate More

Does Eating More Protein Help With Weight Loss?
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If you want to lose fat and gain muscle, many experts suggest upping the amount of protein you eat daily. The protein amount recommended for my weight and my activity level (yay CrossFit!) is about 100 grams of protein per day. I wasn't sure how much I was getting but assumed it was around 75 grams. (Spoiler alert: I was wrong.) Would increasing my protein intake really make a difference? I decided to do a week-long experiment to find out.

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