Proteins

No Proteins.. No NOTHING!

Proteins are large biological molecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues.

What Is The Role Of Proteins?

They do most of the work in cells and are required for the structure, function, and regulation of the body's tissues and organs, Proteins are the cell's workers. You have many thousands of different proteins in your body. Some are used as building blocks: your hair and nails contain the protein keratin, while your muscles contain actin and myosin. Other kinds of proteins carry oxygen around your body, fight infections and detect the light entering your eyes. A vital group of proteins - enzymes - controls the rate of the chemical reactions in your body that make all the other molecules you need.

Foods That contain Proteins?

High protein foods include meat, fish, cheese, tofu, beans, lentils, yogurt, nuts, and seeds. Below is a list of foods with the highest protein to calorie ratio, for more information, see the sections on protein dense foods, other protein rich foods, low calorie high protein snacks, and protein isolates.
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Proteins are important because..

Proteins are important because they carry out many functions in the body including: growth and repair, signaling from one cell to another, defense against invaders, and catalyzing chemical reactions. Your body could not function without proteins.

What Food Contains The Most Protein?

Turkey Breast contains the most protein more than any other food(30g)
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Food Sources

1. ChooseMyPlate.Gov

2. Bodybuilding.com