It is the New Year and you may be thinking of going on a diet, or maybe you already started one.

If so, it’s likely that you are either lowering your carbohydrates or your fat, but experts say it turns out the macronutrients you consume can make a big difference in your satiety, blood sugar and fat loss is protein.

New York Times Bestselling Author and Nutrition & Fitness Expert JJ Virgin joined Gayle Guyardo the host of the global health and wellness show Bloom with how to jump start your day with protein.

You can watch Bloom in the Tampa Bay Market weekdays at 2pm on WFLA News Channel 8.

Bloom is now part of DBTV Network Seen in Over 300 Million Households worldwide, including Roku TV, and Amazon Fire.

Bloom also airs in 40 markets across the country, with a reach of approximately 36 million households, and in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Madison, WI.