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India celebrates 3rd India Protein Day

  • Category
    Science & Technology
  • Published
    2nd Mar, 2022

In India, every year February 27th is celebrated as the National Protein Day.  This year’s theme of India Protein Day is ‘Food Futurism‘.

  • The National Protein Day aims to create awareness about protein deficiency and encourage people to include this macronutrient in their diet. 
  • The day urges people to include this crucial macronutrient in their diet. 
  • The day also helps people to learn more about different sources of plant and animal protein. 

Facts about Protein

  • Protein is a macronutrient that is essential to building muscle mass.
  • It is commonly found in animal products, though is also present in other sources, such as nuts and legumes.
  • Chemically, protein is composed of amino acids, which are organic compounds made of carbonhydrogennitrogenoxygen or sulfur.
  •  Just as amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, proteins are the building blocks of muscle mass.
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