Opinion Article - Journal of Food Technology and Preservation (2023) Volume 7, Issue 3
The building blocks of life: Exploring the essential functions and benefits of protein.
Protein is an essential nutrient that plays a vital role in our body. It is required for the growth and maintenance of tissues, muscles, and organs, and is also responsible for the production of enzymes, hormones, and other vital molecules in the body. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of protein, the different types of protein, and the sources of protein. Protein is an essential macronutrient that our body needs to function properly. It is made up of amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein. There are 20 different types of amino acids, and our body requires all of them to build and maintain tissues, muscles, and organs.Author(s): Leif Nelson*