Why is Protein important in a diet?

Why is Protein important in a diet?

When life gives you lemons, you ask for something higher in protein!


  1. Build: Protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage and skin. Most of your hair and nails are mostly comprised of protein.


  1. Regulate: During transformation and development of cells during puberty, Proteins play an important role in hormone regulation.


  1. Oxygenate: RBC’s contain a Protein compound that carries Oxygen throughout the body. This helps supply your entire body with the nutrients it needs.


  1. Repair: Your body uses it to build and repair damaged tissues.


  1. Digest: Half of the dietary protein goes into making enzymes, which aids in digesting food and making new cells and body chemicals.

Now, how does Protein help you stay in Shape:


SPEEDING recovery after exercise or injury

BUILDING lean muscle

REDUCING muscle loss

HELPING maintain a healthy weight

CURBING hunger