What is Protein?
Importance of proteins
Importance of Proteins
Protein is in practically every cell of the human body and is responsible for much of the activity, which goes on within these cells.
Our body's hair, muscles, finger nails, and so on-are made up mostly of protein.
Protein helps to boost the immune system.
Protein creates enzymes which are vital for digestion.
Protein ensures that a person is fit and healthy.
In other words everyone should take protein and a lack of protein can cause serious health problems for a person.
An average person will need around 50 g of proteins per day (around 15 % of daily calorie requirement).
1g of protein provides 4kcal of energy.
The human body is constantly undergoing "wear and tear", which is repaired by proteins.
Your daily protein requirement is
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