Proteins are at the root of virtually all bodily functions, from growth to metabolism to transporting oxygen around the body. Learn how your body makes or ingests all the protein you need.
- Proteins include meat, fish and eggs.
- Every process in our bodies requires protein, including metabolism, hair growth, the immune system, enzymes and hormones.
- Amino acid is the building block of proteins.
- There are 22 types of amino acid - eight of which must be ingested.
They perform almost all your body's functions.
From building your muscles, to transporting oxygen, to forming your hair and nails.
And they're an essential part of your diet – proteins.
Proteins should make up 10-15% of our diet
Meat, fish, eggs, dairy products, beans and nuts are all rich sources of protein.
There are thousands ...
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