protein: functioons , sources , deficiency and excess

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  • protein
    • Functions in the body
      • muscle gowth
      • Repair of muscles
      • Maintain tissue
      • A secondary source of energy
    • sources of protein
      • meat
      • fish
      • eggs
      • milk
      • cheese
      • soya beans
      • quinoa
      • quorn
      • cereals
      • wheat
      • peas , beans and lentils
      • nuts and seeds
    • What happens if you don't get enough protein
      • Poor growth
      • Thinning hair or hair loss
      • catch infections easily
      • fluid under the skin (oedema
    • What happens if we get too much protein
      • Puts strain on liver and kidneys
      • Increased weight , as extra protein is covered in fat

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