Protein is an essential macronutrient the human body requires, just like carbohydrates and fats. Give your body the nutrients it needs for a healthy development.
KNOW YOUR DAILY PROTEIN NEEDS
For average Singaporean adults aged 18-49, the recommended daily protein intake is approximately 0.8g/kg body weight. Meanwhile, older adults aged 50 and above have a higher daily recommended protein intake at 1.2g/kg bodyweight instead.
To keep your immune system functioning at optimal health, protein is needed. With protein, your body can produce antibodies which fights off infections and germs.
For Eye Health
Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. They are critical for healthy vision.
For Digestive Health
Protein is needed for gut repairs, strengthening your gut lining and producing tissues in your digestive tract.
Protein provide the body with fuel to repair and build tissues. Protein takes longer than carbohydrates to break down in the body, providing a longer-lasting energy source.
For Bone/Joint Health
Protein makes up roughly 50% of the volume of our bones and about one-third of its mass. Not only does protein repair & build tissues, but it also helps build muscle. You need strong muscles for healthy bones to support joints.
For weight management
Consuming and incorporating protein in your diet will keep you fuller for longer.
For Kids Health
Protein is a macronutrient that is vital for child growth and development. It plays an essential role in many bodily functions, including recovery and repair of tissues in the muscles, skin, organs, blood, hair and nails.
For Heart Health
A healthy diet low in saturated fat and trans fat, may reduce the risk of heart disease.
For Beauty Health
How does your body make collagen? By combining amino acids – which is derived from consuming protein-rich sources. As you grow older, naturally made collagen decreases and you need to source for supplements and include this in your diet.