Benefits of Protein

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Hello my fitness friends. I wanted to do a post on protein. As I stated in the metabolism post, I need to eat more protein than carbs due to having a fast oxidizing metabolism. Every time I go to the vitamin store there is some new protein on sale. There is soy protein, whey protein, pea protein, and the list could go on and on….so I decided to write a post on protein.

Why do we need protein?

Protein is essential for muscle growth, repair, and even our hair is composed of protein. If we do not eat enough protein our bodies begin to break down our muscles to meet the bodies needs. If we are training hard, we need protein. If we are not training hard, we need still need protein. Our bodies benefit from the amino acids that are contained in protein. “Protein is a macro nutrient…

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