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Do you have trouble getting protein into your diet? When I first started tracking I quickly realized I very little protein in my diet. Even if you eat meat itโ€™s challenging to get protein in. Here are some quick tips to add a little protein to your daily intake:
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1) Carb Choice: Carbohydrate choices such as pasta and certain breads can have much more protein than just filling up on fruits, vegetables, and rice. Legumes have even more protein! Adding lentils and beans to your diet will help you take in more protein and fiber and they also include a diverse micronutrient profile.
2) Eat More: Don't be afraid of eating a little bit more. Don't be afraid of adding an egg white omelette on top of what you're eating. If you eat meat, don't be afraid of adding a little bit of extra chicken to your food.

3) Supplement: If you're still having trouble hitting your food goals add in a protein smoothie as an extra meal. My go to right now is @bodybuildingcom Signature Chocolate with frozen cherries. It tastes like black forest cake and blends really well in baked goods.

4)Post any tips that have worked well for you below ๐Ÿ”ฝ๐Ÿ”ฝ๐Ÿ”ฝ๐Ÿ”ฝ

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  • 63kilos_of_kickass
    Such a great smile! - 4 months ago
  • amandaxcore
    I've been loving Stan Efferding's Vertical diet seeing tons of energy, no bloating, food is right up my alley and i look leaner but I'm making strength gains i dont wanns be too dramatic but its the bomb.com - 4 months ago
  • katherinehaker
    Tzatziki made with Greek yogurt. I put it on all bland proteins. - 4 months ago
  • hchi0
    Plain Greek yogurt has tons of protein and you can have it with fruit, peanut butter, or whatever you want! - 4 months ago
  • fresafuerte
    @navegue sounds good !!! Iโ€™m have to check them out - 4 months ago
  • atownaria
    @fresafuerte I had included โ€œif I understood that correctlyโ€ but thought it sounded all proper and shit so I removed it lol. Anyway! Yay to several plant based meals a day! ๐Ÿค— - 4 months ago
  • jocelynmcfadden93
    @fresafuerte itโ€™s an easy read and the author is super funny. - 4 months ago
  • jocelynmcfadden93
    @atownaria I am ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ - 4 months ago
  • fresafuerte
    @atownaria oh - Iโ€™m not, I have been, and love veggies and work with a lot of veggie clients. I like to eat several plant based meals if I can a day! - 4 months ago
  • atownaria
    Oh, I didnโ€™t realize youโ€™re a veggie? I love finding more meat-free athletes! - 4 months ago
  • fresafuerte
    @jocelynmcfadden93 nice, I work with ppl all the time and Iโ€™d love to be able to help them more - 4 months ago
  • jocelynmcfadden93
    @fresafuerte my favorite protein powder is Orgain! And I STRONGLY suggest reading โ€œThe Way of the Vegan Meathead Eating for Strengthโ€ by Daniel Austin!!!! So much amazing information for vegan powerlifters!! - 4 months ago
  • navegue
    @fresafuerte I like the #plantfusion brand. Plain flavor. I add oats and chia seeds (or almond butter or coconut oil) on top of the fruits and veggies to make it more satisfying. - 4 months ago
  • fresafuerte
    @kathyymarie7 yeah egg whites make everything fluffy and frothy ๐Ÿ’— - 4 months ago
  • fresafuerte
    @jocelynmcfadden93 do you have any fav vegan meal replacements or protein powders ? I have ppl always asking and Iโ€™ve never tried! - 4 months ago
  • fresafuerte
    @fatterstein I love chia seeeds - 4 months ago
  • fatterstein
    Chia seeds are a great vegetarian or vegan protein choice. They are high in fat so it will depend on your macros but ๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿ™ƒ - 4 months ago
  • kathyymarie7
    Egg whites in smoothies! No taste and it makes them thick like a milkshake. - 4 months ago
  • fresafuerte
    @ryanmercer ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ - 4 months ago
  • jocelynmcfadden93
    As a vegan I get the most protein through lentils, beans, edemame, plant based meat replacers, nuts, seeds and protein powder. I eat more calories to get more protein. It works for me ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒฑ - 4 months ago
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