Protein is something the majority of us have heard about before – and while we may have some idea of what it is, a lot of us may not truly understand the number of incredible roles it plays in our body. So whether you’re a mum or dad, a bodybuilder or a grandparent, you’ll soon find out that protein truly does have plenty to offer!
You probably know that getting enough protein, as part of a balanced diet, is essential for maintaining optimal health. While New Zealanders often consume enough protein, it turns out we could do more to help our bodies make the most of its benefits. So how much protein are we eating on average, and how can we improve what we’re doing?