Protein is body’s nutritional powerhouse – Complan
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Mother: ‘Eat all the food in your plate, it will help you grow!’

Surely most of you have heard this statement from your mother and repeated it to your child? It’s true-proteins are very important for your child’s physical, mental and social growth.

Ensuring your child gets sufficient protein is very important, especially during the years of infancy, childhood and adolescence. Protein is a macronutrient which is essential for complete nutrition. Unlike the other two macronutrients, fats and carbohydrates, our body doesn’t store a lot of protein. That’s why it is important to provide a regular protein supply from different diets. Once inside the body, protein is stored primarily in the muscle and collagen. When protein is digested, it is broken down into amino acids. Protein and its amino acids function as hormones, enzymes and transporters of other nutrients in the body.

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If you’re wondering why exactly your child needs proteins, here are some of the benefits that proteins have to offer.

To see your kids grow to their fullest potential, make sure you’re giving them the right nourishment. Track your kids’ current nutrition status based on their food habits through