Why protein is important in our diet? Here are some good reasons –
• Protein is part of the component of each cell in your body.
• Hair and nails are made up mainly of protein.
• It is the building block of bones, muscles and skin
It is for this reason that protein is considered a macronutrient and is a very important part of our diet.
What foods contain protein ?
Dairy products such as milk and eggs are very good sources of protein. Eggs contain about 6g of protein while milk products contain the all important calcium too.
Yogurt is another good source of protein.
Fish and seafood contain protein and are also good sources omega-3 fatty acids as well.
Meat, of course, we all know is an excellent provider of protein in a diet as are pulses like beans and lentils. The latter also are cost effective.
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