Benefits of Protein
Protein is important for building and repairing muscle fibres after exercise, proteins in the body have thousands of other essential roles, including: Producing antibodies for the immune system, Manufacturing hormones and enzymes that are involved in most reactions in your body, aiding in the digestion and absorption of food, maximising the transport of oxygen to tissues, providing structure for muscles, tendons, ligaments, organs, bones, hair, skin and all other tissues.
One fact about protein remains clear; muscles need it to grow. So, for athletes and fitness enthusiasts, exactly what type of protein is best and how much of it to take are very important topics. Bio-Synergy generally recommends a minimum of one gram of protein per pound of body weight each day. To lose weight, one could eat for their lean body mass weight. To gain weight and muscle size, one could eat to the body weight they would like to reach (within reason). There are certain ‘givens’ where protein is concerned.