Does more protein really lead to better health, more muscle and less body fat?
Protein is an essential part of our diet, but how much do we need, which foods are highest in protein, and can knocking back protein supplements really turn us into a Chris Hemsworth or Serena Williams? We look at the facts on protein for weight loss and muscle gain, as well as the best protein sources for vegetarians and vegans.
The nutrition experts
Our nutrition experts don't swallow fad diets, so their evidence-based advice can help you separate your egg-white omelettes from your overpriced protein bars and give you all the facts you need before you embark on that high-protein/low-carb weight-loss ordeal you keep meaning to try.
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