A bit about protein

Protein is essential for the body, forming one of the three macronutrients (alongside fats and carbohydrates), and contributes largely to your daily calorie needs. These three macronutrients all play a vital role in helping us stay healthy, strong and lean. Much of your protein intake will come from your food and good sources include, fish, eggs, chicken and beef. If you’re vegetarian, protein is also found in tofu and Quorn.

Protein is also essential for:

  • Maintaining structure and strength of cells
  • Regulating metabolism
  • Hormone production
  • Growth and repair of muscle tissue
  • Strengthening your immune system

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