Why eating enough protein is important? Health expert explains

From facilitating digestion to regulating blood sugar in the body, here are a few reasons why eating protein is important.

Published on Mar 13, 2024 03:52 PM IST 6 Photos

Foods rich in protein like eggs, beans, lean meats, fish, and legumes support hair growth, including beard hair (Photo: Shutterstock)

Protein helps in providing amino acids which further help in boosting liver function. It also helps in building neurotransmitters that can give us energy. (Unsplash)

Muscle mass and maintenance needs a good amount of protein. Hence, it is recommended to have a diet that contains a healthy amount of protein. (Shutterstock)


For thyroid hormone conversion in the liver, amino acids are crucial. Amio acid is provided by the protein in the food that we consume. (Unsplash)

When we pair protein with carbohydrates, it helps in maintaining the blood sugar level in the body. It helps with slower breakdown of cards. (Unsplash)