National Protein Day (2/27): 37% of Americans Say They Don’t Get Enough Protein

Do you get enough protein in your diet?

According to the Three Bridges National Protein Day Survey—a nationwide survey that sheds light on the eating and nutrition habits of Americans—37% of Americans don’t get enough protein. 

That’s why in honor of National Protein Day (2/27), Three Bridges is giving away a free protein-packed Simple Dishes meal to the first 1000 people who download the coupon on their homepage [http://www.threebridges.com].

For the full results and more on National Protein Day (2/27) visit:
>>  https://nationaltoday.com/national-protein-day/

Key insights from the report include:

 74% of Americans want to make sure they are getting the right amount of protein with every meal. 

>> 67% OF AMERICANS KNOW HOW MUCH PROTEIN THEY NEED

But, just 43% make sure every meal lives up to that standard. Though a solid majority of Americans feel they are getting enough protein in their meals (63%), there is still a sizeable chunk not getting enough in their diets (37%). 

>> BREAKFAST IS THE MAIN PROTEIN MEAL

42% said breakfast is the meal that should be the most protein-packed, while 22% said lunch, and 36% said dinner. Some 68% say that they feel fuller longer when they eat something packed with protein as compared to other foods. 

>> NEARLY EVERYONE LIKES CHICKEN

85% of Americans reach for chicken as a source of protein and 70% are turning to beef, with pork at 49% and seafood at 46%. Some 51% turn to veggies for their protein intake but when asked about non-meat proteins, 46% are game for it.

>> PROTEIN HAS SOME SERIOUS BUYING POWER

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65% of Americans say buying high protein foods is important when at the grocery store and 74% said that it is important that each of their meals be protein-packed. And you can bet the 21% who say they don’t pay attention to the protein will from now on. 

>> AMERICANS WANT PROTEIN-PACKED PRE-MADE MEALS 

68% of Americans buy pre-made meals at least a few times a month and 83% of them would purchase one that had tons of protein, like Three Bridge’s Simple Dishes chef-prepared meals. In fact, 53% said the amount of protein impacted their decision to buy. 

For the more on National Protein Day and fun ways to celebrate visit:
>>  https://nationaltoday.com/national-protein-day/