The positive effects of protein shakes

A whey protein shake made blended using fresh fruit like bananas, strawberries, blackberries and blueberries. Photo by Molly Aiudi

A couple of years ago my twin sister, Rachel, and I started making protein shakes while we were on the Paleo Diet for Athletes, which is a high-protein, vegetable and fruit-based diet. 

The Paleo Diet for Athletes boosts your metabolism and you eat more nutrient-dense whole foods that are not highly processed. Protein is essential to your daily diet, and having proper amounts of it can boost your metabolism. We found that protein shakes were a fast and easy way to get the nutrients that we needed.

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