The Truth Behind It All

by Little Bill

Protein

Teens have many reasons for trying to gain muscle, lose fat, and become stronger and in better overall physical condition. Whether you want to just look good for the opposite sex or for personal satisfaction, or you’d like to get big and strong for sport participation, the correct dietary supplement plan can help. That said, you should always keep in mind that regular and proper exercise training is of primary importance, as is appropriate whole food intake. At the same time, you should strive to avoid the peer pressure to get involved in alcohol and recreational drug use, both of which can significantly impair your strength and physique transformation progress.

The Reason Why Protein Is Good For The Body

Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. Hair and nails are mostly made of protein. Your body uses protein to build and repair tissues. You also use protein to make enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals. Protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood.

Along with fat and carbohydrates, protein is a "macro-nutrient," meaning that the body needs relatively large amounts of it. Vitamins and minerals, which are needed in only small quantities, are called "micro-nutrients." But unlike fat and carbohydrates, the body does not store protein, and therefore has no reservoir to draw on when it needs a new supply.