Keep Protein Levels High To Lose Weight | Ask Erik

When you are trying to lose weight, your protein levels need to be high because:

1. Protein burns more calories than fat or carbs
2. Protein is more satiating
3. Protein helps you maintain muscle mass while you are losing body fat

*Bonus - If you are over the age of 40, your protein levels should be higher because your body doesn't process it as well as it did when you were younger.

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