Protein 101: why is it so important?

Protein 101: why is it so important?

Protein 101

We all know protein is important for the body. But do we really know why? 

We’ve rounded up some of the amazing benefits protein has on the body. 

  • Building and repairing tissues: proteins are important for growth and repair of tissues, such as muscle, skin, and bones.
  • Maintaining fluid balance: proteins help regulate fluid in the body.
  • Boosting immune system: proteins are essential for the production of antibodies and other immune system components that help fight infection and disease.
  • Supporting metabolism: proteins help regulate metabolism.
  • Maintaining a healthy weight: protein can help you feel full and reduce cravings
  • Preserving muscle mass: consuming adequate protein can help maintain muscle mass, especially during weight loss and ageing.
  • Supporting healthy bones: protein is important for the growth and maintenance of bones, helping to reduce the risk of osteoporosis.

Here at temple+co, we are big fans of Go Good Protein Powder. It's dairy-free, gluten-free and GMO-free for a start, plus it is low carb and vegan friendly. And comes in plastic-free packaging - that's a win for us!