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What is protein and why do you need protein?

por GuoxinWei en March 31, 2021

  The most common question asked by ordinary people is: What is protein? How much should I bring? Can protein build muscle? Many tonic companies will give people wrong sales information, but at P92, we hate people and don’t sell things that violate our promises. We are proud to provide our consumers with clean and natural supplements made of ingredients that are good for our health, spirit, body and soul.

  What is protein?

  Protein is a core macronutrient essential to the human body, which is essential for the building of muscle quality. Protein is composed of small molecules such as essential amino acids and non-essential amino acids. Non-essential amino acids are produced in the body, while essential amino acids are not, which means that we must obtain them from whole food sources or supplements. Amino acids are defined as the basis of protein, and protein is the basis of muscle.

  Why do we need protein?

  There are four important reasons why you should eat protein:

  The human body uses protein to produce important chemical substances such as enzymes and hormones in the body. If the human body does not have protein, we cannot survive.

  Protein is an important part of muscle, bone, cartilage, skin, nails, hair and blood.

  The human body uses protein to build and repair tissues in the body.

  Protein is a key component of all cells in the human body.

  What is the source of protein?

  The source of protein is not only from animal products, but also from whole plant food, which provides enough protein for the human body. Another source is protein powder, whether it is whey powder or vegetable powder. Don't rely on protein powder to absorb protein, because many powders, especially whey protein powder, lack the important nutrients needed by the human body, and these nutrients are obtained from protein-rich whole foods. On the other hand, vegetable protein powders (such as P92 organic lean protein) are nutritious and are made from organic vegetable vegetarian food.

  Animal protein sources include chicken, fish, beef, eggs, milk, cheese and other dairy products. Plant protein sources include: tofu, lentils, chickpeas, almonds and other nuts and beans.

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  Why does protein play a key role in muscle building?

  Muscle is the soft tissue in the human body, mainly composed of protein. Muscle tissue is continuously broken down and rebuilt in the body, while exercise and weightlifting break down faster. For humans, building muscle requires more protein than breaking down muscle. Therefore, people who want muscle development need to consume more protein to support muscle protein synthesis. Muscle protein synthesis is the process of producing protein to repair muscle damage caused by exercise.

  How much protein should I consume?

  Protein consumption depends on your weight, height and activity level. For ordinary men or women, DRI (Dietary Reference Intake) is 0.8g protein per kilogram of body weight. When trying to increase muscle or even retain existing muscle, you should consume about 2 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight. What is protein powder?

  As mentioned earlier, protein powder is a dietary supplement that contains a lot of protein. Protein powder is an important source of protein consumed directly after exercise, and can provide your body with the protein needed to initiate the repair and build phase. Protein powder should be used in conjunction with a healthy whole food diet and should not be used as a substitute for whole foods. The protein powders on the market today are mainly whey/milk, animal (collagen) or plant-based.

  P92 protein supplements include:

  Organic plant-based leptin-made from organic peas, brown rice, hemp and sand tea kernels.

  Peanut Butter and Collagen-Made from 100% raw peanuts and 97% pure bovine collagen.