Signs You're Not Eating Enough Protein—and What You Can Do About It


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Protein is an important part of a healthy diet. Proteins are made up of chemical 'building blocks' called amino acids. Your body uses amino acids to build and repair muscles and bones and to make hormones and enzymes. They can also be used as an energy source.

-If you're not getting enough, you might see the signs:

-You're working out but that belly fat won't budge.

-You're constantly craving sugar and carbs.

-Your skin is dry and flaky.

-You’re hungry an hour after eating.

-You feel tired all the time.

-Your hair is thinning.

-You're losing weight, but your clothes are still tight.

-You're moodier than usual.

-You're always bloated.

-You’re taking more sick days.

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