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6 signs you are not getting enough protein

Published on Jan 23, 2022 08:41 PM IST
  • Protein is not only important to repair cells and make new ones in the body but it also keeps us full for long apart from balancing blood sugar. Here are 7 signs you are not getting enough protein from your diet by nutritionist Minacshi Pettukola.
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Studies have proven that adequate protein is required to balance blood sugar, estrogen hormones and for a healthy thyroid. Protein from quality sources can keep the body resilient and help it heal well too. Here are 7 signs you are not getting enough protein from your diet by nutritionist Minacshi Pettukola.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 23, 2022 08:41 PM IST

Studies have proven that adequate protein is required to balance blood sugar, estrogen hormones and for a healthy thyroid. Protein from quality sources can keep the body resilient and help it heal well too. Here are 7 signs you are not getting enough protein from your diet by nutritionist Minacshi Pettukola.(Pixabay)

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Always hungry: Protein in your diet helps you keep full for longer. If you are skipping the essential nutrient or not having enough of it, you may not feel satiated.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 23, 2022 08:41 PM IST

Always hungry: Protein in your diet helps you keep full for longer. If you are skipping the essential nutrient or not having enough of it, you may not feel satiated.(Pixabay)

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Blood sugar imbalance: Protein is an important nutrient for people with diabetes. Eating foods like dal, rajma, fish, lean meat, eggs, nuts among others to meet your daily requirement of protein.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 23, 2022 08:41 PM IST

Blood sugar imbalance: Protein is an important nutrient for people with diabetes. Eating foods like dal, rajma, fish, lean meat, eggs, nuts among others to meet your daily requirement of protein.(Pixabay)

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Brittle nails: Proteins are the building block of our muscles, skin and hormones. If you are not eating enough protein and are deficient in this nutrient, it will show on your skin, hair and nails which are primarily made of protein. If you have brittle nails, start eating more protein.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 23, 2022 08:41 PM IST

Brittle nails: Proteins are the building block of our muscles, skin and hormones. If you are not eating enough protein and are deficient in this nutrient, it will show on your skin, hair and nails which are primarily made of protein. If you have brittle nails, start eating more protein.(Shutterstock)

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Hair loss: Protein deficiency can make you hair look dull and its roots weak. If you are having hair fall issues, you must ensure adequate protein consumption.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 23, 2022 08:41 PM IST

Hair loss: Protein deficiency can make you hair look dull and its roots weak. If you are having hair fall issues, you must ensure adequate protein consumption.(Shutterstock)

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Slow healing from injuries: Protein help in repair of skin and other body tissues. If your wounds don't heal quickly, you need to up your protein intake.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 23, 2022 08:41 PM IST

Slow healing from injuries: Protein help in repair of skin and other body tissues. If your wounds don't heal quickly, you need to up your protein intake.(Shutterstock)

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Feeling tired: Lack of protein in your body can make you lose muscle mass, which in turn can make you feel tired and worn out.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 23, 2022 08:41 PM IST

Feeling tired: Lack of protein in your body can make you lose muscle mass, which in turn can make you feel tired and worn out.(Shutterstock)

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