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What are the health benefits of eating protein?

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  • AVonda Wright, MD, Orthopedic Surgery, answered
    Protein is the building block of the body and vitally important for building and repairing muscle, strengthening the immune system, keeping bones healthy, and making blood. It is also a component in hormone, enzyme, and antibody synthesis, and it raises your metabolism. Although protein can also be used as a source of energy for activity, it is used less than fat or carbs. In addition, protein is digested slowly, leaving you feeling full longer.
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