Protein

Michael Baxter

Functions:

  • They act as anti-bodies and defend the body from antigens.
  • They help give structural support to protect the cell.
  • Protiens are enzymes that help facilitate biochemical reactions.

(http://biology.about.com/od/molecularbiology/a/aa101904a.htm)

Reasoning:

  • Protein is a major componet of every cell in your body.
  • Your body uses it to repair and build tissues.
  • You need it to make enzymes,hormones,and other body chemicals.
  • Its an important building block of bones,muscles,cartilage,skin and blood.
  • Protein helps improve your diet and acts as a benefitial nutrient.

(http://www.detourbar.com/protein-basics/the-importance-of-protein-in-your-diet)