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Natural Factors: Vegan Protein - Double Chocolate (1kg)

Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, which are formed by joining amino acids into long chains. When we eat protein, the body breaks it down into amino acids, which it uses to build the proteins needed for bone, muscle, cartilage, blood, skin,...

Natural Factors: Vegan Protein - Vanilla Bean (1kg)

High protein diets have been shown to improve body composition (percentages of bone, muscle, and fat) by promoting healthy weight loss in those who are overweight, helping athletes build muscle mass, and minimizing muscle and bone loss in the elderly...

Regardless of age or activity level, protein is an important nutrient for everyone.  Not only is it helpful for the growth and maintenance of the human body, and our body organs, it also has a role in the function of hormones, enzymes, immune response, and brain neurotransmitters.  Basically, protein is needed by every tissue and cell in our body for survival.

Because protein is helpful for building and repairing muscle tissue, protein is an essential nutrient for athletes and weekend warriors alike.  Whenever we exercise, or do any form of physical exertion, our muscles are damaged and need more protein to help with recovery.  If we don’t have enough amino acids in our blood, the body will take from its own healthy muscle tissues to heal.  If this happens, our metabolism drops, and our ability to heal slows down.