NUTRITION WHY’S #6: ALTERNATIVE PROTEINS are unusual plant-based proteins that include amaranth, chia, hemp, flax, and millet. These seem like important new discoveries but they are not.
‹ NUTRITION WHY’S #5: PROTEIN AND DIGESTION: Proteins are made up of chains of amino acids folded in three dimensions to give lots of complex shapes that can activate chemical reactions essential to life and build the muscles and organs of the body.
NUTRITION WHY’S #7: PROTEIN AND SKIN. The two most important proteins in the skin are collagen and elastin. Collagen is 30% of all proteins in the body and provides firmness to the skin. ›