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I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Uncle-Sam.

Proteins – The essential nutrients, but how essential?  I mean how much do we need daily, can we put an actual number on it?

Proteins are the essential building blocks for the human body and according to Health Canada:

“The role of dietary protein and its interactions with dietary fat and vitamins in reducing many chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, osteoporosis and certain types of cancer are receiving greater attention.” (Protein Research)

“Did you know that meat and alternatives provide protein, fat and many other important nutrients including iron, zinc, magnesium and B vitamins?” (Meat and Alternatives)

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