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Why eating enough protein is important? Health expert explains

Published on Mar 13, 2024 03:52 PM IST
  • From facilitating digestion to regulating blood sugar in the body, here are a few reasons why eating protein is important.
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Foods rich in protein like eggs, beans, lean meats, fish, and legumes support hair growth, including beard hair (Photo: Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Foods rich in protein like eggs, beans, lean meats, fish, and legumes support hair growth, including beard hair (Photo: Shutterstock)

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Protein helps in providing amino acids which further help in boosting liver function. It also helps in building neurotransmitters that can give us energy. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Protein helps in providing amino acids which further help in boosting liver function. It also helps in building neurotransmitters that can give us energy. (Unsplash)

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Muscle mass and maintenance needs a good amount of protein. Hence, it is recommended to have a diet that contains a healthy amount of protein. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Muscle mass and maintenance needs a good amount of protein. Hence, it is recommended to have a diet that contains a healthy amount of protein. (Shutterstock)

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For thyroid hormone conversion in the liver, amino acids are crucial. Amio acid is provided by the protein in the food that we consume. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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For thyroid hormone conversion in the liver, amino acids are crucial. Amio acid is provided by the protein in the food that we consume. (Unsplash)

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When we pair protein with carbohydrates, it helps in maintaining the blood sugar level in the body. It helps with slower breakdown of cards. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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When we pair protein with carbohydrates, it helps in maintaining the blood sugar level in the body. It helps with slower breakdown of cards. (Unsplash)

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Proteins help in healthy digestion of food. Amino acids are used to make enzymes that facilitate the proper breakdown of food.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 13, 2024 03:52 PM IST

Proteins help in healthy digestion of food. Amino acids are used to make enzymes that facilitate the proper breakdown of food.(Unsplash)

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