Most women have a tendency to run in the opposite direction of protein powders, following the widely spread myth that protein powder leads to bulking up to much with muscles. Fortunately, through years of research and observation this myth has been debunked time and again.
It has been proven that taking sufficient amount of protein, especially in exercising individuals is absolutely necessary to avoid muscle wastage.
What is the best kind of protein that will help women with weight loss?
Protein not only helps preserve muscle mass and strengthens it further, but also helps lower you fat% and weight loss over the long run!
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Being strapped for time, having no time to eat healthy or trying to control your eating practices can get in the way of getting sufficient protein as well as reaching your desired weight goals. That is where OZiva’s Protein & Herbs comes to the rescue. Nothing is more convenient than mixing a pre-prepared protein in its pure form into your smoothies and shakes or oats or pancakes!
When you try to cut back on calories, you need more protein to maintain the weight as well as prevent muscle wastage. During weight loss, you tend to lose fat but to certain extent, there is also loss of muscle which is inevitable. And to make up for this muscle loss, you need to consume enough amount of protein per day. According to RDA levels, for a less active person the protein requirement is 0.8-1.0 gm. per kg of body weight per day. However, if you are one to exercise, you need a higher amount that can range anywhere between 1.2-1.5 gm. per kg of body weight per day.
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What should you look in for a protein supplement when buying one?
- The protein intake per meal should be at least 30-40 gm. OZiva’s Protein & Herbs shake provides a solid 31gm. protein per serving. Whey being a complete source of protein is best suited for weight loss as it helps in fat oxidation and reduction in overall fat%. It also yields a good 6 gm. of BCAA needed for muscle repair, fat oxidation and overall maintenance.
- A protein shake should be low in calories with maximum calories coming from protein. OZiva gives 123 kcals per serving of shake. However, this can slightly differ, should you prefer to add anything additionally to the shake.
- Low in carb-content. At just 5.7 gm. carbs, the product ensures better absorption of protein and causes little or no digestive distress. Also, since the product is has less than 2 gm. of sugar per serving which makes it diabetic-friendly.
- Additionally, unlike any other protein supplement, Protein & Herbs is fortified with herbs specific to women’s health that help in improving stamina, hair and skin health and maintaining hormonal balance.
All in all, the product is well suited for Indian women, is versatile and has greater mixability making it easy to prepare and use.
Add OZIVA Protein & Herbs Shake to Your Diet if your diet is lacking in proteins.
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Last modified: July 31, 2017