Simply getting enough protein is more important than which variety you choose. However, if your dietary preferences allow it, whey is tough to beat.

This fast-digesting protein supplement has been shown to positively impact the hunger hormones in your gut, the appetite control center in your brain, and to have a helpful impact on blood glucose levels, which has a positive impact on appetite and, in turn, on weight loss. Check out our guide to the best protein powders for weight loss for more suggestions.