Fuel for our body
We all already know that proteins are absolutely irreplaceable in our diet. Today, when more than ever is known about the impact of quality and a well-balanced diet on general wellbeing. And proteins are actually much more fascinating than you might think. These amazing little molecules work within our bodies to enable growth and repair. But there are many fascinating things about protein that most of us don’t know.
Protein is an important part of the diet for many people. It is also an essential part of a healthy diet because it helps maintain muscle mass, which in turn helps with weight management. 50% of our bodies are made up of water’ which is true, but did you know protein makes up 17% of our bodies? An unhealthy diet might not provide enough protein for the body, which can lead to malnutrition and even decreased muscle mass. Protein builds our muscles and keeps our hair healthy. There are five different types of protein: animal, dairy, soy, plant-based, and egg whites.
It is recommended to include all five types of protein in your diet to get the most benefits from each one. The high-protein diet also recommends eating two eggs for breakfast with cheese and a side of avocado on whole-wheat toast. To keep muscle on, a person should eat fish at least twice a week and be sure to include both plant-based and animal proteins in their day. However, it’s important to remember that many other nutrients are necessary to build muscle and help manage your weight. Those macronutrients include carbohydrates, fats, and fiber.
The proteins originate from Greece. Okay, from Greek. The word protein is Greek and it arrives from the word ‘proteios’ which means ‘primary’ or ‘first rank’. And indeed, they are the first rank. Proteins are formed by a combination of 20 different amino acids and the human body contains about 100,000 different proteins produced by these combinations. If you didn’t know even human hair is a protein called keratin, which forms a helical shape. Nails are also made of the same protein.
The lifespan of the protein is relatively short. Only a day, two, or even less. Each gram of protein contains 4 calories that fuel our body’s day. If you are striving to lose body fat, then protein will most definitely help do so. Consuming a high protein diet will not only help with your appetite but it plays a big part in retaining muscle whilst endeavoring to lose weight. Consuming protein-rich foods will make you feel full longer, so you will eat less.
The biggest sources of protein are eggs, fish, meat. A protein-rich breakfast will keep you full for most of the day, and you won’t be reaching for snacks until lunch. Chicago Waffles has prepared for you the most varied dishes prepared from eggs. Take a look at our menu and choose eggs to suit you.