Daily Protein requirement in healthy adults is 1.0g/kg body weight. Recent surveys have shown that Indian diets are protein deficient which can potentially lead to following health concerns*:
- Impaired immunity
- Reduces body stamina
- Frequent illness
- Slower recovery from illness
- Weight loss
This makes it very important to keep a track of your daily protein intake. If daily diet is not sufficient to provide daily recommended intake, protein supplementation becomes very important to ensure overall good health and wellbeing. Usually, people relate protein supplementation to body building and muscle building and it is biggest myth that exists today. However, truth is Protein is a macro-nutrient that your body requires, meaning your body needs it in large numbers. So, regardless of whether you are exercising or not, your body requires its daily intake of proteins.
Out of three meals that we have, Breakfast is considered the most important meal and it has to be nutritious enough to keep one fit and active throughout the day. A protein energy rich diet in breakfast is always recommended by experts as it gets utilized properly during the day to keep one fit and active.