WHAT IS PROTEIN?

The importane of protein in the body

Discover the role of the protein

When we talk about a healthy diet, an adequate intake of high-quality protein is key to maintaining optimal health: • It provides a sustaining, constant, light energy • It is essential to build and repair tissues and bones • It is involved in a multitude of metabolic, chemical and hormonal reactions in the body • It helps us maintain a healthy weight (the feeling of satiety, the metabolic rate and the secretion of leptin – the hormone that regulates appetite are all increased) • It is needed to maintain healthy muscle mass and bone density1

THE IMPORTANCE OF PROTEIN IN THE BODY

When we talk about a healthy diet, an adequate intake of high-quality protein is key to maintaining optimal health: • It provides a sustaining, constant, light energy • It is essential to build and repair tissues and bones • It is involved in a multitude of metabolic, chemical and hormonal reactions in the body • It helps us maintain a healthy weight (the feeling of satiety, the metabolic rate and the secretion of leptin – the hormone that regulates appetite are all increased) • It is needed to maintain healthy muscle mass and bone density1

Reference

1. Shad BJ, Thompson JL, Breen L.

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