WHY PROTEIN PACING WORKS for FAT LOSS 🧐The most oft-asked questions that nutrition researcher Paul Arciero, Ph.D., gets about eating for weight loss, better health, and athletic performance are usually about “what” and “when” to eat. His answer in every case?
Try protein pacing. As a professor of health and exercise sciences and director of the Human Nutrition and Metabolism laboratory at Skidmore College, Dr. Arciero has been a key figure in research on protein pacing. He was also the lead researcher in a series of recent studies, including those that involved Isagenix products, investigating protein pacing for losing weight, cardiovascular health, and athletic performance. “Protein pacing,” Dr. Arciero defines, “is the scientifically proven combination of eating healthy, lean, protein foods at the right time of day to maximize health and performance.”
Here are the basics on how to make it work for you: Consume >1.4 grams of protein per kilogram daily. Note that a recent study showed that athletes who consumed 2 grams of protein per kilogram daily, mainly from Isagenix protein-rich shakes and bars, showed significantly greater improvements to athletic performance compared to those who consumed 1 gram of protein per kilogram daily. Spread protein over four to six meals per day.
Consume about 20-30 grams of protein, or 25-35 percent of your total protein intake, per each meal. Protein pacing is more easily achieved with Isagenix products, including IsaLean PRO Shake, IsaPro, IsaLean Shake, and IsaLean Bars. By consuming protein throughout the day, you can maximize muscle maintenance during weight loss and muscle building when combined with exercise. Even more intriguing to those seeking fat loss, recent research suggests that protein pacing could enhance energy expenditure and improves body composition regardless of dieting. Science translation: You can build muscle and burn fat without severely restricting calories.
Protein intake alone can stimulate a greater thermogenic response compared to carbohydrate and fat, meaning it requires more energy to process. Protein can also increase satiation. Quality protein from whey in Isagenix