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Significance of Protein in Our Staple Diet (Everyday Meal)

by Manoj Sharma on Mar 24, 2023

Significance of Protein in Our Staple Diet (Everyday Meal)

Did you know the term protein comes from the Greek word proteas meaning “primary”? Well, proteins are known as the building blocks of life because every cell in the human body contains proteins. While most people watch their calorie, salt and sugar intake to maintain their ideal physique, they must also ensure to ingest enough protein. Making protein a staple component of your diet is integral to keeping your cell in good shape and improving muscle growth.


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Still, undermining the role of protein in your overall body growth and metabolism? Here you go!

#1 Growth and maintenance of tissues

One of the biggest reasons why you need protein is because your body needs it for the growth and maintenance of tissue. Protein can help to build blocks of muscles, bones, cartilage and skin and in fact, it can also make your nail and hair healthy.

#2 Causes biochemical reactions

Protein can also help in the biochemical reactions that take place within and outside your cells. Enzymes are proteins and bodily functions like digestion, energy production, muscle contraction and blood clotting depend on enzymes, hence proteins are essential.

#3 Oxygenate and regulate

Protein is responsible for oxygenation and regulation of your body and it can help to build lean muscle, speed up recovery after injury or exercise, curb hunger and in maintaining a healthy weight.

It’s a wrap!

Breakfast is known as the most important meal of the day and including protein in your breakfast is as important as having it for the rest of the day. If you want to have a healthy, home-cooked breakfast rich in protein, you can always opt for oats and ragi cheela. They are loaded with other essential macronutrients as well and you can have a filling breakfast before you embark on a hectic day’s adventure.

Be it a healthy snack in the middle of the day or a light dinner option, oat and ragi cheela from The Naturik can be your one-stop solution to load up on protein!