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Fewer Legs = Better Protein

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The fewer legs your protein has before it hits your table, the better. Use these guidelines to start eating healthier today.

For instance, fish (no legs) is preferable to chicken (two legs), and chicken is preferable to meat (four legs).

All types of protein are good in moderation, as long as they are not fried or marinated in fat. Also, removing the skin and buying the leanest cut you can find, are two tips to keep your protein healthful.

With regard to eating protein—between 0.6 and 0.8 grams of protein per pound of body weight per day is recommended.

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Mark Verstegen – An internationally-recognized leader and innovator in the world of athletic performance training, Mark Verstegen is the founder and president of EXOS.

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