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Protein Supplement: Another Fad or Essential?

When it comes to protein, most of us would relate it strongly with bodybuilding, fitness and sports. This is a very common perception because protein plays a prominent role in building our muscles.  

However, muscles aside, Protein is also essential for various functions of the body. Commonly known as the “Building Blocks of Life” in the world of dietetics, protein’s amino acids help us to grow and repair our body cells and tissues, promote healing and recovery, regulate various metabolic functions in our body, and support our immune system as amino acids also help to produce white blood cells, antibodies and antioxidants2.