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What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Protein-rich Food?

Do you love your cup of warm milk? Do you just hate the taste of milk and milk products?

Well, whether you like it or not, milk is one of the best natural sources of protein out there, and most of us already know that proteins are one of the most essential nutrients that are required for a healthy body.

The human system consists mainly of proteins. Our internal organs, muscles and even our immune systems are mostly made up of protein molecules.

The human body can remain healthy and carry out all its functions in a normal way with the help of an organic compound known as an amino acid.

Proteins are very essential in the synthesis of amino acids, which are absorbed by the cells of the body, hence we must ensure that we are doing everything we can to ingest the required amount of proteins every day, through our diet.

Experts recommend that a healthy adult must ingest at least 100 g of proteins per day.

Have a look at how protein-rich foods like soy beans, lean meat, eggs, milk, fish, chickpeas, paneer, etc, can help your body.


1. Aid In Weight Loss

Proteins are the building blocks of the muscle tissues, and when your muscle mass increases, it automatically burns away the fat tissues!


2. They Curb Appetite

Protein-rich foods take a longer time to be broken down and synthesised by the body, so you will be away from constant hunger pangs if you take in enough proteins.


3. Help Repair The Cells

Protein-rich foods are very much necessary for the repair and regrowth of the body cells and tissues, as our cells and tissues can be damaged often due to various reasons like injury, sickness, etc.


4. Strengthens The Immune System

Protein-rich foods help in the development of antibodies and they promote the production of white blood cells in the body, thus strengthening the immune system.


5. They Detoxify The System

The amino acids found in protein-rich foods help in the elimination of toxins and waste products from the body, keeping your system healthy and safe!


6. They Improve Memory

Protein-rich foods promote the production of healthy brain cells and also help improve the brain function in general, thereby boosting memory function too!


7. Reduces Depression

Protein-rich foods stimulate the production of serotonin and dopamine in the brain, which are the two main hormones required to treat depression.

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Story first published: Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 20:00 [IST]
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