Supplement Database: Protein

Protein Explained

What is Protein?

A naturally occurring compound found in meat and fish, often used as a supplement to enhance athletic performance.

Benefits of Protein

Supports muscle growth and repair; aids in recovery from exercise and injuries; necessary for the synthesis of enzymes, hormones, and neurotransmitters; contributes to immune function and overall health.

Drawbacks of Protein?

Excessive intake may strain kidney function in individuals with pre-existing kidney issues; some protein sources may contain allergens or antinutritional factors; quality and purity of protein supplements may vary.