Do you even drink milk bro? When it comes to going hard, nothing goes harder than real milk.
Each 8-ounce glass of lowfat milk contains 8 grams of natural high-quality protein to help you get more out of your workout, build lean muscle, maintain a healthy weight, and more (1-5).
Lean muscle – Protein supplies your body amino acids it needs to build strong muscles. Along with being physically active, getting enough protein helps build and repair muscle.
Keep you and your kids fuller, for longer – Protein has a more powerful effect when it comes to satisfying your hunger than either carbohydrates or fats. Including enough protein at breakfast can help everyone feel full and satisfied with their meal.
Energy and focus – Many experts now recommend adults start the day with 25 to 30 grams of protein to help energize your morning. While the recommendations differ for kids, it’s important for them to get high-quality protein at every meal too. This helps keep kids fueled up and focused throughout the day.
Maintaining bone health – Along with key bone-building nutrients like calcium and vitamin D, research shows protein is also a key factor in building healthy bones.
Maintaining a healthy weight – Protein plays a role in maintaining a healthy weight. As part of a calorie-controlled diet, protein has been linked to more lean muscle and less fat.
Want to become a protein pro? Watch this video to learn more about what protein is and why we need it.
1. A Moderate Serving of High-Quality Protein Maximally Stimulates Skeletal Muscle Protein Synthesis in Young and Elderly Subjects.
2. Increased Dietary Protein Consumed at Breakfast Leads to an Initial and Sustained Feeling of Fullness During Energy Restriction Compared to Other Meal Times.
3. Dietary Guidelines Should Reflect New Understandings About Adult Protein Needs.
4. Calcium Intake Influences the Association of Protein Intake with Rates of Bone Loss in Elderly Men and Women.
5. Dietary Protein and Energy Balance in Relation to Obesity and Co-morbidities