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The Healthiest Way to Meet Your Protein Needs

Health experts have varying opinions on how much protein needs to be consumed for optimum health. However, one thing they all agree on is that eating protein every day is a dietary essential.
One primary function of protein is that it contributes to lean muscle mass. As you get older, your

6. Protein

The Nuts and Bolts of Protein
Protein is an integral part of the human body. Not only is it essential for forming muscles, bones, skin, and hair, but it also is a component of every cell in your body. It may help to think of protein as a structure made up

Beyond Meat and Poultry: Meet Your Protein Needs with More Plant Foods

Protein is an essential nutrient for optimum functioning, and while most people think of meat, poultry, and fish as the main sources of dietary protein, many plant-sourced foods also can contribute significantly to your protein needs while providing important health benefits.
Food Sources
Plant foods that are good sources of protein include

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