They are a rich source of soy and whey proteins, which help build lean muscle mass and maintain healthy bones.
What are proteins?
Proteins are molecules formed by amino acids that are linked by a type of bonds known as peptide bonds. The order and arrangement of amino acids depend on the genetic code of each person. All proteins are composed of:
And most also contain sulfur and phosphorus.
Proteins account for approximately half the weight of body tissues, and are present in all body cells, in addition to participating in virtually all biological processes that occur.
HOW CAN IT HELP YOU?
Proteins from foods such as soy or dairy are called "complete" proteins because they contain a balance of all essential amino acids (or building blocks) for muscle growth and maintenance.
Your body needs 1g of protein for every kg of body weight.