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Why do we need protein in our diet?

Literally every function of your cells, organs and whole body is controlled by proteins. They are all made within the body from smaller molecules which ultimately have come from foods. None of our body proteins arrives ready made.

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After taking chemistry last year I finally understood how and why proteins are so important. They truly are one of the most important nutrients your body needs. However, there is a lot of controversy about proteins. Companies like to capitalize on... more »After taking chemistry last year I finally understood how and why proteins are so important. They truly are one of the most important nutrients your body needs. However, there is a lot of controversy about proteins. Companies like to capitalize on protein bars and shakes and powders for athletes, however an extreme excess of proteins is not even necessary. 12-10-2014 5:17pm

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