Protein-Rich Meals to Reduce Weight 

Tweaking your diet is hard. Yet picking the correct meals to help your weight reduction efforts—especially as you age—is essential. We done the hard work, so relax.

 Eat This, Not That! spoke with Lisa Young, Ph.D., RDN, author of Finally Full, Finally Thin, a nutritionist in private practise, and a member of our Medical Expert Board, about five protein-packed meals for weight reduction after 40.

Eggs are a great source of protein whether you scramble, omelette, wrap, or eat them hard-boiled.


Young says eggs are a good source of protein and healthy fats that can aid weight loss. 




Peas, lentils, and chickpeas provide protein, fibre, and healthful carbs. Beans aid digestion.


"Beans are really significant protein food for vegans and vegetarians," Young says. 


Seasoned salmon chunks on cutting board, protein meals for weight reduction idea. Young says seafood provides nutritious protein.


 "Salmon, trout, and shellfish are great. Fish contains healthy omega-3 fatty acids."

Seeds and nuts add nutrition to oatmeal, salads, seafood, and other meals easily! Young says that fibre, minerals, and healthy fats help people lose weight by keeping them satisfied. 


 Soya tofu

Squares on dish, protein meals for weight reduction "These meals lower appetite and aid weight reduction. It's a great plant protein to eat 

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