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- The need for fats
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Nutrition: dietary protein
Protein needs are greatest during periods of growth, such as childhood, pregnancy and convalescence. Proteins are a major component of every cell in our bodies.
Every type of tissue in the body, including bones, skin, muscles, and organs, has its own set of proteins that help it perform its characteristic functions.
How much protein you need in your daily diet is determined, in large part, by your overall energy intake, as well as by your body's need for nitrogen and essential amino acids.
Meat is an excellent source of protein, and each type of meat has it’s own particularities… Click through for the answers to 10 questions about meat…
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