Protein is an essential nutrient for muscle building, skin repair, and bone strengthening. It is made up of many amino acids; both essential and non-essential amino acids. Protein can be found in meats, poultry, fish, legumes, nuts, and milk.
Best examples of protein are:
*Recommended serving size for protein is about 3 ounces, or the size of a deck of cards. Another reference for the size of a portion of meat is about the size of your palm, minus the fingers.
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