Best and Worst Protein Foods for Losing Weight

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1. Whey protein powder

Whey protein might help you feel full faster since it has all the important amino acids and the body absorbs it swiftly. 

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Whey protein has also been shown to lessen hunger pangs and keep you feeling full for longer.

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2. Casein protein powder 

Casein protein powder, another form of protein powder, for assisting with weight loss.

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Casein protein is comparable to whey protein in that both are derived from milk and include all the essential amino acid.

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3. Low-fat Cottage Cheese

Cottage cheese isn't typically thought of as a protein-rich food, but if you pick the proper kind, it may provide a significant protein boost with very little fat and sugar.

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Over 24 grams of protein, 5 grams of fat, and 9 grams of sugar from lactose may be found in a regular cup of 2% cottage cheese. 

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4. Worst: Sausage

Many sausages are heavy in saturated fat and calories, which can hinder weight loss efforts, as noted by Manaker.

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Chicken or turkey sausage, or even a vegan sausage, as a lighter substitute for traditional pork sausage. 

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5. Worst: Sugary protein bars

It's important to remember that not everything with the label "protein bar" is necessarily healthy. 

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The protein content is increasing, but there are better protein snacks out there.

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6. Worst: Rice protein powder

Rice protein is one of the lesser-known types of protein powder. 

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Some vegans and vegetarians may choose this option, but D'Angelo says it may not be the best for weight loss.

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Weight Loss: The Best and Worst Protein Foods