|5 Reasons Proteins are Essential for SkincareThe fact that no two people on earth have the same fingerprint is testament to how unique the human skin is. The skin covers the entire external surface of the human body and it is the principal site of interaction with the surrounding world. The skin serves as a protective shield against injury…Read More5 Foods That Can Make Your Child Taller NaturallyIn life, there are many advantages to being tall. Tall people are more likely to be smart, confident, happy, productive, at less risk for heart diseases and of course, able to reach the tall shelves. Research also shows that tall individuals have better social skills in adolescence and are…Read MoreResolving Malnutrition Challenges Amidst the PandemicThe year 2020 was an unusual one in every sense of the word. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic made sure of this. To remove any doubt about the threat that the virus posed to every country in the world, the World Health Organisations (WHO) recognised the COVID…Read MoreUniversity Don Harps on Benefits of Soybeans and Fish ConsumptionProfessor Adewolu Morenike, A professor of Fish Nutrition at the Department of Marine Sciences, University of Lagos, has called on Nigerians from all walks of life to regularly consume soybeans and fish to help improve their diet and reduce the incidence of malnutrition in the country…Read MoreEat Your Way Out of COVID-19Once again, the world is gripped with fear as the battle against COVID-19 is seemingly nowhere near the end. Even as pharma companies are trying to outbid each other over the fastest production of an effective vaccine, new strains have been found, leading to doubts about the efficacy of currently available vaccine. Such is…Read MoreIncreased Productivity, Solution to Food InsecurityThe Federal Government has been advised to support farmers with critical infrastructure to increase productivity in the food sector, rather than resort to the closure of borders. The Managing Director of African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), Dr. Adebisi Araba, said this in…Read MoreDangote Begins Feeding of 1m Malnourished ChildrenThe Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has said it has initiated processes to reach and properly feed one million children across the country. The move, according to the Foundation, is to complement and boost government’s efforts in tackling the issue of malnutrition in Nigeria…Read MoreFG, Lawmaker Empower Poultry Farmers in AbiaNo fewer than 100 small holder poultry farmers in Ikwuano/Umuahia federal constituency of Abia State have benefited from the collaboration between the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) and Honourable Sam Onuigbo, in empowering them to boost…Read More5 Signs You Are Not Eating Enough ProteinProtein is a key building block of life. And while many know this fact, the price you pay for actually not including enough of this macronutrient in your diet is very high. Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan or a hardcore non-vegetarian, there are plenty of natural sources…Read MoreCOVID-19 Seizes Battle Against Malnutrition in NigeriaBefore the COVID-19, Nigeria has not fared well in dealing with the burden of malnutrition. With the pandemic, experts fear that the battle against malnutrition could suffer a setback, adding that it will take a collective effort to tackle the menace in the country. The United Nations International…Read MoreSecuring the Future of Maize, SoybeansPoultry farmers have lamented the shortage of maize and soya beans, which is affecting poultry and egg businesses in Nigeria. Increased maize and soybeans production are among the most urgently needed grains in Nigeria, as livestock producers face feed crisis. Livestock farmers…Read MoreDid you know?• Protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage and skin. Our hair, skin and nails are comprised mostly of protein.|
• Proteins build and repair worn down cells and tissues
• Proteins play a central role in blood oxygenation. Blood cells contain a protein compound that carries oxygen throughout the body. This helps supply the entire body with the nutrients it needs.
• Proteins play an important role in hormone regulation, especially during the transformation and development of cells during puberty in adolescents.
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