Daily Protein Intake Calculator - How Much Protein
Do You Need?
are part of every cell, tissue, and organ in our bodies. These body
proteins are constantly being broken down and replaced. The protein
in the foods we eat is digested into amino acids that are later
used to replace these proteins in our bodies.
Protein is found in both animal and vegetable based
foods. Protein from animal sources, including meat, poultry, fish,
eggs and dairy, is referred to as a complete protein because it
contains all nine of the essential amino acids.