Protein helps build and fix muscle fiber. Protein can come from animals or plants. It is made up of amino acids.
Types of protein sources
- Animal sources
- Plant sources
Animal protein sources have all important amino acids. Protein from animals comes from: beef, chicken, fish, pork, and eggs.
Protein protein sources are missing some important amino acids. Protein from plants comes from: nuts, beans, wheat, rice, tofu.
- Protein. Harvard School of Publish Health. https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/what-shoulDisease-you-eat/protein/. Accessed December 5, 2020.