I see protein shakes, protein heavy diets and hear all about the importance of protein all over the place. It’s like the new sugar substitute. Protein. But, why? What’s with all the protein?
So here’s the truth you guys – the majority of us are way more nutrient deficient than we are protein deficient. Nutrients, those super important vitamins and minerals that our bodies get from eating leafy greens, veggies and fruits. Now those are worth talking about if you ask me. I’d much rather have a sweet peach, pear or a handful of carrots than a bowl of ice cream or a spoon full of peanut butter (protein). Don’t get me wrong, I totally had a bowl of ice cream this week, and it was amazing! This PMSing mama is still human after all.
But think about it with me… I mean, let’s not give ourselves a headache or anything…