Crush Your Protein Goals

Crush Your Protein Goals with Apex Meat Sticks and Bites

Did you know protein is the building block of muscle and is crucial for many bodily functions? We’re going to review the benefits of protein, how to intake more protein into your daily diet, and how Apex Protein can be apart of that journey!

The Power of Protein with Apex Protein Snacks

Let's dig into why protein rocks, how it helps your bod thrive, and some cool ways to get more of it in your diet! And hey, we've got four sweet tips coming up, so stay tuned!

Helps Build Muscle

Protein is crucial for building healthy bones, muscles, cartilage, and skin. Additionally, food that is considered a “complete protein” contains the 9 essential amino acids that assist in these functions.

These 9 amino acids are essential because the body doesn’t produce them naturally, and we rely on our food to get them. Animal meat, eggs, dairy, and Apex Meat Sticks/Jerky are all considered complete proteins!

Optimize Your Recovery

The body needs protein to build and repair tissue. Red blood cells contain a protein that delivers oxygen throughout the body. As a result, this supplies the entire body with the necessary nutrients it needs to perform optimally.

If you live an active lifestyle or workout regularly, protein intake greatly helps the recovery process. We recommend eating an Apex Protein meat stick post-workout or when you're out adventuring!

Hormone Regulation

Protein plays an important role in hormone regulation, especially the hunger hormone “ghrelin”. In one study, increasing protein intake from 15% to 30% of calories made overweight women eat 441 fewer calories each day without intentionally restricting anything (source).

Feel Fuller, Eat Smarter

In a study featured in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, researchers confirmed the evidence on the effect of protein intake on perceived fullness and confirmed that protein does, in fact, make us feel fuller. When you feel less hungry, you are less likely to overeat, and naturally make healthier food choices as well.

How to Intake More Protein Daily

If you are someone looking to gain muscle, lose fat, or tone up, eating enough protein is crucial. Below are a few tips on how to incorporate more protein into your daily diet!

 Protein-Packed Breakfasts

Begin your first meal with a focus on protein. This sets yourself up for success for choosing healthy meals throughout the day. Scrambled eggs, Greek yogurt with berries, a smoothie with a scoop of protein powder, or omelets are just a few ideas to get your morning started on the right track.

Make snack time easy

Make snack time easy. Healthy snacks don’t have to be complicated. In a matter of minutes, you can have a high protein “mini meal”. Apex Protein Meat Sticks are an amazing option for this. Packed with 9-11g protein per stick (depending on flavor), these sticks are convenient for work breaks, on-the-go travel, or just a quick snack in between meals.

Focus on High Protein Meals

It doesn’t have to be rocket science when focusing on high protein. When deciding your daily meals, picture the palm of your hand, and make sure your protein source is similar in size to that. Lean meats such as chicken, fish, pork loin, and turkey are just a few options for this.

Try a Apex Protein Bundle

Want to try a little bit of everything? Try one of our bundles and get a mix of all the best meat snacks that Apex Protein has to offer!

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