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    How to determine the quality of your animal protein

    Protein is a macronutrient that is essential to every single cell in the body and is made up of building blocks called amino acids.  There are 22 different amino acids found in nature-derived protein compounds, are used in just about every biological pathway in the body.  The role and importance that these essential amino acids have different types of cells has been well-studied and is well documented in both scientific literature and nutrition and cell biology textbooks.   There are 3 primary factors that can influence the quality of animal protein sources.  These are:  the environment that the animal was raised (conventionally-raised, cage-free, free-range, wild-caught, etc.),  the diet or medications that…

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