This article has an important message about our protein in take and where we get this food from. A balanced diet rich in vegetables, fruit, seeds, beans and legumes is all we need to give the body its necessary nutrients.
‘Let me get this out of the way first, before all fitness and health professionals start sharpening their pitchforks—protein is really important. It is essential for all bodily functions and for building and repairing muscle tissue. You need protein to live, which is why there’s so much emphasis on this miracle macronutrient, especially in a gym setting.
Now that it is crystal clear that I’m pro protein, here’s why I have a beef with the protein obsession. (See what I did there?)