Chicken has long been favoured by athletes and features in many weight loss diets.
This is because it is an excellent source of high-quality protein, which is important for muscle maintenance and repair, bone health and weight management.
Cottage cheese is a good source of vitamin B12, calcium and other important nutrients, but it is also packed full of one very important micronutrient too.
Not many people know this but cottage cheese is almost entirely pure casein protein,” Wayne revealed.
Casein is a slow-digesting protein, meaning it is perfect for muscle maintenance.
“This is useful especially for people who have no choice but to go long periods without eating,” he added, as it’s high in satiety.
Eggs contain high-quality protein, nine essential amino acids, choline, the right kind of fat, and vitamin D.
Whole grains digest more efficiently and provide more nutrients than refined grains, promoting sustained energy levels and overall health.
Bown rice especially can help boost growth hormone levels, which are “critical” for encouraging lean muscle growth, fat loss, and strength gains.