9 Warning Signs You're Not Getting Enough Protein

With modern food companies adding protein to everything from granola to gummies, it's easy to feel overconfident that you are getting enough of this key macronutrient. But if you are an active individual, you may be eating an inadequate amount of protein to support your fitness goals—and you may be subsequently sabotaging your efforts in the gym.

While protein needs vary by individual, based on both body weight and activity level, researchers agree that getting an adequate amount is crucial to maintaining a lean, fat-burning physique and preserving muscle strength as we age.

Not sure if you are eating enough protein to fuel your fitness and body composition goals? Watch for these nine warning signs.

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