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Why is protein essential?

Humans can not survive without the nine essential amino acids (found in protein). Protein is not only essential for building bones and tissues in the body, such as muscles, but it does much more than that, it is involved in almost every single cell process!

Why is protein essential?

  • Reduces appetite and hunger levels.

  • Increases muscle mass and strength.

  • It does good to the bones. (greater bone mass)

  • Reduces the cravings and the desire for snacks.

  • Boosts metabolism and increases fat burning.

  • Helps Reduce blood pressure.

  • Helps in weight loss but also in maintaining it.

  • Helps the body overcome injuries.

  • Helps the thousands of biochemical reactions inside and outside our cells.

  • 10Helps the immune system. (Antibodies are proteins in the blood that fight bacteria and viruses).


* The minimum daily required amount of protein to be taken from food is about 1 g / Kg body weight. • A good diet requires a higher intake of protein, ie at least 70 - 90 g per adult human. • Half the amount of this protein is recomended to be of animal origin, in order to provide the body with all the essential amino acids. (Some essential amino acids can be found in small amounts in a few plants).

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