Q. Can drinking premier protein powder hinder the process of weight loss?

Answered by
Sumiya Sulthana
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Sep 23, 2022 and last reviewed on: Sep 29, 2022

Hello doctor,

I am currently trying to lose weight, and I am doing a low-carbohydrate diet. I drink a premier protein drink every morning for breakfast. I am currently gaining weight and wondering if this is part of the reason that I am not losing the way I want to. Kindly advise.



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I need to know your food habits, likes, dislikes, and a few more things to plan a customized diet plan. Till then, follow these tips.

1) Have a balanced diet that includes grains, pulses, fruits, vegetables, milk, milk products, fish, eggs, and poultry.

2) Split your meals into small frequent meals of 6 to 7 meal patterns which will help to boost metabolism.

3) Do regular exercise at your comfort to increase muscle strength.

4) Manage stress and do meditation.

5) Avoid smoking and alcohol.

6) Avoid excess salt, sugar, packed foods, and aerated beverage.

7) Include calories up to 1400 kcal/day.

8) Sleep for 8 hours at night.

9) Increase protein and take fluids in plenty.

10) Try meal replacement at night rather than breakfast.

11) Increase vegetables and fruits in your diet.

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