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Paronical

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Posted: 12 Jan 2013, 14:00
Just a quick question.

Does protein make us hungry?

Since starting to diet, doing cardio and weight lift I have been eating and drinking heaps more protein and I am feeling more hungry.

Is this because I am having more protein or because I am burning more energy?
Start weight 20/04/2013 = 240kg Goal weight 120kg (total loss 120kg)

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Cthulhu

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Posted: 12 Jan 2013, 14:09
Lifting weights will make you hungry as you are putting on some muscle.

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erika2633

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Posted: 12 Jan 2013, 14:31
I agree with Cthulhu, it's not the protein that's making you hungry, it's the extra workouts. Eating protein will be the best thing to combat the hunger, and it's also possible that you may be slightly dehydrated from your workouts. Often times we confuse thirst for hunger, so try drinking more water!


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Goethe

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Posted: 12 Jan 2013, 16:27
Actually carbs are the ones that satisfy you less, protein can be very filling even in much lower amounts than compared to carbs, so no.
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