We’ve been told over and over again that protein is essential for our diet. It makes us fitter, leaner and stronger. But that’s only if you’re eating it properly. And many of us are not. In fact, there are several mistakes we make when we add protein to our diet. According to Yahoo Health these mistakes may be holding you back from getting that body you’ve been working so hard for. If you’re wondering why those pounds are not coming off as quickly as you’d like, you may want to consider the following mistakes many of us are making.