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The eagerness and excitement for eating low-carb diets known for having higher protein intake – have given high popularity to protein. As you undergo your weight loss journey, you might question why this macronutrient is so important. Here are 5 reasons how protein can help you to lose weight. Protein is important because it satiates you and keeps you fuller longer. Having protein slows down digestion making you feel more satisfied. If this continues to happen for a few days your calorie savings can help with weight loss. Combining protein with carbohydrate-rich foods declines the absorption of sugar from your stomach into your bloodstream, which may help keep your blood sugar from escalating and ward off future cravings More energy is used in metabolizing protein (20-30% of total calories eaten) into small, absorbable components compared to carbs (5-10%) and fat (0-3%) meaning you’re actually burning more calories to process protein…