If you are interested in knowing why everyone consumes it, here is everything you need to know about protein. You will surely see the word protein everywhere: in supplements, in food, in drinks, which is consumed by the fitness community and is related to muscle growth, but just ask a simple question to realize something: do you really know what it is and what it works for? You probably don’t have the full answer, and it’s normal! You may not know that it is one of the three main macronutrients for muscle recovery, which serves to improve physical performance and generate a good functioning of our body.
There are many myths about the consumption and supplementation of protein, so many that we would have to write 20 pages just to name them; these myths have caused a widespread misuse of this macronutrient, That’s why today we’re going to break with that and teach you everything you need to know about protein intake.
But... What are the proteins? Imagine a wall built of brick; bricks are chains of amino acids linked*** one on top of another and end up forming a giant wall, which in this case is a protein: proteins are structures formed by large chains of amino acids, these are one of the 3 main macronutrients for the proper functioning of our body; they fulfill functions such as maintaining, regenerating, forming tissues and organs throughout our body, supports certain hormonal responses and is essential for effecting the transmission of nerve signals in our brain.
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