Protein is by and large the most valuable player in your macronutrients set. So many bodily functions depend on it. Protein provides energy, transports nutrients, reinforces your immune system, balances your Ph, helps the body to repair itself, makes enzymes that aid in digestion, regulates hormones, maintains muscle mass, curbs hunger and keeps body fat in check. It’s no wonder so many people are favoring a high-protein diet these days. But there’s more to eating a high-protein than simply doubling the amount of chicken you eat. In this online course, we’ll cover everything you need to know to do high-protein right, ensuring you’re balanced and healthy—and, we’ll get in the kitchen and cook up a bunch of creative protein-packed meals that go far beyond chicken and broccoli for your most delicious high-protein life possible. Eating clean and getting energized and lean has never tasted so good.
High-protein diets are more popular than ever and for good reason. They support an endless amount of vital bodily functions all while keeping you energized, satiated and a lean fat-burning machine. But there’s a right way to crank up the protein and a wrong way. In this online course High-Protein Meals for Energy and Fat Loss, clean-eating instructor Beth Lipton will show you the healthiest and most balanced way to turn the dial up on protein for fat loss and energy, all while enjoying mouthwatering meals.
What you’ll learn about proteins
In this weekend-style course, we’ll determine how much protein you need for your body and lifestyle, the importance of protein, whether too much protein is possible, the best and worst times for a protein-rich meal, plant sources versus animal sources, how to add protein boosts to regular meals, what a “complete protein” is and how to ensure you’re getting it, as well as adding protein to unexpected places like snacks and desserts.
Freshen up your cooking repertoire
Not only will you get a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know about protein for thriving health and how to eat high-protein healthily and sustainably, but you’ll also get a substantial cooking lesson on creative, never-boring techniques for preparing high-protein meals that truly wow. We’ll build on your existing culinary skills with a fresh ideas for eating lean and energizing meals that taste amazing and profoundly nourish your body. Get ready to experience max energy, stable blood sugar with less cravings and hunger spikes and a leaner appearance with these game-changing meals.
Lesson 1: Intro to High-Protein
·The role protein plays
·Why we need it
·Overview of high-protein diets: Paleo, Keto, Whole30
·Balancing sweet, salt, acid and fat for flavor, and a mix of textures as well
·Exploring nutritional yeast
Cooking practice: Tagine, Miso Cod, Beef Lettuce Cups, Stuffed Squash and more!
Lesson 2: How Much Do You Need?
· How much protein do you need, and can you get too much?
. Factors that affect how much protein you need
· Are there times of day that are optimal/not optimal to eat protein?
·How to sneak more protein into meals
·Techniques for working with quinoa
·Why baby kale and wild-caught salmon are good choices
Cooking practice: High-protein waffles, chicken and quinoa skillet, poke bowls, protein-packed pasta bake and more!
Lesson 3: Plant vs. Animal Sources + Swaps
·How much protein is in common foods?
·What is a complete protein; how to make sure you’re getting it
·Food pairings for complete protein
·Surprising places protein is lurking
·Adding protein to unexpected places like desserts, snacks, kid’s meals
·Why canned wild salmon is a good choice