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Absolutely! When you add more protein to your diet, you’re helping to maintain the ideal levels of multiple hormones produced by your gastrointestinal system.

These hormones have all kinds of beneficial effects:

  • They can regulate the speed at which food leaves your stomach. This means you feel full for longer, cutting down on snacking and other unnecessary eating.
  • They can act as a natural hunger reducer, helping you eat less and still be satisfied.
  • They also help improve insulin efficiency. When this happens, food is less likely to become stored as fat, and your brain won’t be tricked into making you feel hungrier than you should.

On top of all that, eating more protein will also help you speed up your metabolism. A faster metabolism means you’ll have more energy and burn fat over lean muscle.

That’s quite a few benefits for just a bit of extra protein!

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