What a way to start your day, end a workout, or just to simply keep your energy up throughout the day! Nurturing your body with the proper amount of protein is beneficial to your health. According to WebMD,
Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. Hair and nails are mostly made of protein. Your body uses protein to build and repair tissues. You also use protein to make enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals. Protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. Along with fat and carbohydrates, protein is a “macronutrient,” meaning that the body needs relatively large amounts of it.
Here is a quick, easy high protein meal that you can eat at breakfast, as a snack or after a workout.
- 1/2 cup of oats
- brown sugar to taste
- cinnamon (sprinkle)
- margarine (optional)
- 1 tsb of peanut butter or almond butter (with crunch add texture)