Protein in our Body

3 years ago

All protein in the body has a function and as such there is no storage pool of protein as there is for fat or carbohydrates.

The average human body is made up of 60% water, 17% Protein, 17% fat and only 5% carbohydrate. Protein forms the essential components of all body tissue structures such as cell membranes and genetic material and plays a major role in the metabolic system in the form of blood hormones, antibodies and enzymes.

Body protein can be divided into three functional pools:
Muscle protein
Visceral (abdominal organs) protein
Plasma proteins and plasma amino acids
The chart shows the body composition of a normal weight male (70kg).

Protein First Ice Creams have up to 15g of Protein per 100g serving.

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