Protein is necessary for cell life, growth and multiplication. According to Arnold Schwarzenegger in a bodybuilding interview, paraphrase, for him taking 1 gram of protein for every pound of his body weight daily was his target. The amount of protein traditionally consumed could vary among tribes and countries as well as uniquely among humans. Thus, large groups of people could be of typical size due to their protein consumption patterns.
Every individual should know how much protein works best for them. The services of a Nutritionist cannot be overemphasized. Proteins enhance renewal of worn out tissues till old age.
The information provided in this series ‘Your Guide to Health’ are based, in part, on the book “Your Guide to Health” written by Dr. Clifford Russell Anderson. The following is meant as public enlightenment rather than as an alternative to engaging the services of a qualified medical professional. ‘Your Guide to Health’ is available on Amazon.
The basics of proteins still is relevant in society today. Considering financial constraints and the temptation to cut on protein. Your Guide to Health in Chapter 6 (Protein Foods for Health) gives details on the impact of protein on the body. The chapter focuses on:
- The cells of the body and how they differ
- Importance of proteins
- Composition of proteins
There are standard diets which have been developed for individuals with varying protein needs. Note should also be taken as to the negative effects of every protein type to enable moderation. Below is a video which shows protein content in different foods.