9 Reasons Why Protein Is So Important - Martin Baker Orthodontist

9 reasons why protein is so important

Muscle growth and repair protein is crucial for building and repairing muscles making it essential for athletes and those who engage in regular exercise

Healthy hair and nails protein is a building block for hair and nails promoting strength and growth

Cellular function proteins play a key role in the structure and function of cells including transporting molecules and supporting immune function

Enzyme production many enzymes are proteins that help catalyze chemical reactions in the body aiding in digestion and metabolism

Hormone production proteins are involved in hormone production which regulates various processes in the body including metabolism and growth

Tissue repair protein is necessary for the repair and maintenance of tissues including skin muscles and organs

Fluid balance proteins help maintain fluid balance in the body by regulating the movement of fluids in and out of cells

Energy source while carbohydrates are the bodys primary energy source protein can be used for energy when carbohydrates are limited

Immune function proteins are essential for the production of antibodies which help the immune system fight off infections and diseases