Recently IMRB did a survey in India to know Indian knowledge about proteins & to know about their protein consumption and came up with shocking results IMRB found that approx 90% of Indians lacks adequate protein in their diet Indian biggest newspapers like Hindustan Times & Times of Indian published article regarding it too on 2nd and 3rd June 2015. And reason of this deficiency also came up during the survey. some people didn’t even know about proteins OR Some saild that there is no such need of proteinss and we get enough from our regular diet Some said that its for Bodybuilders or atheletes only OR people wo are sick And some said that protein makes a person fat But these all are nothing but myths Due to all this lack of right information / knowledge weakness, Fatigue, weak bones, low immunity, Hormonal Imbalances, poor digetsion are very common in today’s generation In this video we will give a brief about all aspects of Proteins We will explain what are proteins? what are basic protein functions in our body Why we need proteins? How proteins work in our body How much our proteins our body need on daily basis So that we can stay fit and healthy… Protein is second major component in our body after water Its about 20% in our body & its basic building of our body Lets discuss about functions of protein in our body First is structural function which means that Hair, Nails, skin, Ligaments, Tissues, Muscle fibers and even our heart is also made up of protein Other than this, Bones mainly consists Collagen which is a fibrous protein Engymes are also proteins… and enzymes controls the chemical activities like digestion, absorption and utilization of food in our body. Hemoglobin in our red blood cells is also protein… which carries oxygen throughout the body White blood cells which defense our body produces… antibodies which are actually proteins. Muscle fibers are involved in contraction & these are made up of proteins. Our behavior, mood,, growth etc. all depend on hormones And some hormones are actually proteins like growth hormones which instructs the cell to perform certain functions So protein deficiency may affect growth. Insulin which controls the blood sugar in our body is also protein Protein is also an energy source as when body dont get enough calories from carbs & fats then our body uses protein for energy. It is clear that protein is required in basic functions of our body like growth, digestion, blood sugar regulation, body defense system etc. we need adequate protein so that we can be fit and healthy. &thats why protein is required from fetus till baby’s birth and from baby birth till last day of human and its a daily continuous need so that body get energized and and for smooth wear, tear and repair work to be fit and healthy In next part of this video we will discuss how proteins work in our body try to know about diff between complete & incomplete proteins Also, will find out how much protein our body requires.