Health 2022-08-25T13:34:50Z

Scientists say mealworms are a good protein-filled snack — so I tried making them myself

I was pleasantly surprised by the taste of the mealworms, but it was hard to get over their appearance, reporter Rachel Hosie said.
Health 2022-08-18T09:00:00Z

I want to lose 15 pounds. A dietitian said eating bigger meals with more protein will reduce my snacking and sugar cravings.

Protein keeps you full, so eating some at every meal can help prevent snacking, a dietician says.
Health 2022-08-16T15:26:55Z

Chris Hemsworth shared a 'delicious, quick, and easy' chicken pasta bake recipe. A nutritionist said it's a great high-protein meal.

Sports nutritionist Faye Townsend told Insider that the recipe is nutritionally balanced.
Health 2022-08-10T21:45:17Z

A dietitian shared her recipe for a perfect chopped salad loaded with protein and healthy fats

Dietitian Sammi Brondo said that her chopped salad recipe includes hydrating foods like tomatoes and cucumbers and is packed with fiber and protein.
Health 2022-07-26T14:58:10Z

Arnold Schwarzenegger says he drinks protein powder mixed with tequila or schnapps. It's an upgrade from the terrible protein shakes he made in the 1960s, which contained yeast.

Schwarzenegger's go-to shake also includes an unpeeled raw egg, almond milk, cherry juice, banana, and protein powder.
Health 2022-07-23T11:00:00Z

4 physical signs you need to eat more protein, from brittle nails to aching muscles

Protein is essential for health and is particularly important for active people or those hoping to lose fat, dietitian Nichola Ludlam-Raine said.
Health 2022-07-05T13:41:43Z

Eat carbs with proteins and fats — like having cream cheese on a bagel — to avoid blood-sugar spikes and crashes

Eating carbs with foods high in protein and fat slows the digestion of glucose, which helps stabilize blood sugar and energy levels.
Health 2022-06-28T18:41:42Z

Eating more protein while dieting helps maintain lean muscle during weight loss and encourages healthier eating, study suggests

Adding more protein like chicken to a weight loss diet may make you more likely to maintain muscle, eat more veggies and less sugar, a study suggests.
Health 2022-06-24T16:52:13Z

I drink 4 protein shakes a day to build muscle. Eating more carbs and healthy fats would boost my gains, a dietitian said.

Insider reader Trevor consumes 273 grams of protein a day. A dietitian said he should eat more whole foods, carbs, fats, and produce.
Health 2022-06-08T14:29:07Z

I want to build lean muscle without counting calories or macros. A dietitian said to eat more protein and fat and use progress photos to track gains.

A high protein, calorie surplus diet, while lifting weights, is optimal for building muscle, but you don't need to track your food, a dietitian said.
Health 2022-05-27T00:05:00Z

Drinking a couple shots of whey protein supplement may help control blood sugar for people with type 2 diabetes, small study suggests

Research suggests drinking a couple shots of whey protein before a meal may help stabilize blood sugar by slowing digestion and ramping up hormones.
Health 2022-05-19T11:15:00Z

1 chart shows how much protein is in 20 different kinds of food per serving, from salmon and steak to tofu and beans

Protein is important for building muscle, and some foods pack a higher protein punch per serving than others. Steak has 29g, while an egg has 6g.
Health 2022-04-26T19:47:20Z

7 high protein meals that can help lower cholesterol and reduce heart disease risk

Fatty meats are high in saturated fat which can raise cholesterol, so it's best to focus on lean meats, oily fish, and plant-based protein sources.
Health 2022-04-11T16:59:17Z

Arnold Schwarzenegger shared his go-to plant based meals, which includes a protein smoothie with a shot of booze

Bodybuilding legend Arnold Schwarzenegger said his mostly plant-based diet includes veggie soup, pumpkin seed oil, and sometimes boozy protein shakes.
Health 2022-04-05T17:50:24Z

Shaq said he got rid of his belly fat by reducing the amount of carbs and fat in his diet and ramping up his cardio workouts

O'Neal said he had "Charles Barkley Over The Belt Syndrome" referencing the physique of his former NBA rival and his current TV co-host.
Health 2022-04-04T20:44:54Z

6 high protein vegetarian meals and snacks that can help you build muscle or lose fat, nutritionist approved

Dishes like egg muffins, bean burgers, and yogurt bark are vegetarian options that are rich in protein, nutritionist Faye Townsend said.
Health 2022-03-28T09:00:00Z

I've heard it's important to eat protein right after a workout — even if I'm not lifting weights. Is that true?

Regardless of the type of training you're doing, consuming enough protein over the course of the day is important, dietitian Alix Turoff said.
Health 2022-03-21T17:29:32Z

High-protein diets may drive down testosterone levels in men, researchers say

A small study found that men whose diets is 35% protein (the average is 17%) may see reduced testosterone, which could lead to low sperm counts.
Health 2022-03-17T13:54:36Z

9 dietitian-approved high-protein breakfasts that won't spike your blood sugar, from pancakes to baked oats

Choosing carb sources that release energy slowly like oats, wholegrain bread, and fruit will help keep your blood sugar levels stable.
Health 2022-03-10T22:54:57Z

Eating protein from a wide variety of sources may reduce risk of high blood pressure, research suggests

Including a more high-protein food groups like eggs, fish, and beans in your diet may help prevent high blood pressure, according to a new study.
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