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.
‹ 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 #8: CARBOHYDRATES – “Carbs” are found in many foods and get their name from having carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, but not nitrogen which is in amino acids and protein. ›