An essential nutrient for the body, proteins are long chain amino acids that perform some of the most important tasks in building the human body and also serve as a energy source producing 4 kcal/g. Proteins are synthesised in the body from amino acids. Not all amino acids needed for protein are produced by the body and relies on food to provide those essential amino acids to maintain optimal protein synthesis. Proteins are one of the most popular supplement for athletes and fitness enthusiasts for its ability to rebuild damage muscle tissue.

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