Protein is one of the most important building blocks of the human body. It is a vital component of every single cell, and without it we simply wouldn’t be able to exist.
As a nutrient, protein is perhaps most frequently associated with muscle growth, but is equally important for everything from the body’s ability to maintain proper organ function to the growth of our skin to wound repair.
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Body weight is an interesting concept.
Culturally, we're more or less conditioned to use it as a reference for everything from muscle gain to whether or not we've gone through the flu unharmed.
But does your weight really say that much about you?
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There has been a long time focus of attention on how much one eats and drinks – the “calories in, calories out” notion – and though important, newer information has been coming to light expanding on this view with other factors.
What you eat and drink, along with how you're eating and drinking, are demonstrating an impact as well.
Relating to a whole-food, plant-based diet there are new insights on all of these – the how much, the what, and the how.
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