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A number of us have experienced it. After a weekend of indulgence, we step on the scale on Monday morning and find that we’re had a considerable weight increase. We then start to resent the choices we’ve made on the weekend and a swear that we’ll make better choices for the week coming.
However, is this really true weight gain? Are there other factors that could have lead to this weight increase?
I’ve always been a snacker – this is no secret. However, something recently has changed the way I can eat.
I’m very much of the food-first philosophy. Get your nutrition through food first, and then look to fill in the gaps with supplements after this.
It’s hard to ignore the buzz around protein powders lately as they are quite popular in body building circles and with athletes. It is clear that protein is a key macronutrient that can helps us obtain our performance, weight loss or muscle-building goals. However, you may be skeptical because these powders can be costly and may contain additional additives such as sugars and artificial sweeteners. This may cause you to ask “Is protein powder really necessary for the average person?”