- Proteins fortify the body against diseases and infections by boosting the immune system.
- Proteins reduce stress levels and enhance psychological health.
- Tryptophan, an amino acid, improves brain metabolism and regulates our sleep patterns.
PrevProteins prevent muscle breakdown and muscle loss by promoting muscle cell recovery. Proteins are beneficial to the lungs and airways. Proteins improve heart health by aiding proper blood circulation.NextProteins regulate the amount of nitrogen in our circulatory system. An amino acid, in the blood called tryptophan, regulates our appetite. Tryptophan is also a precursor to serotonin, a chemical that helps us sleep better.