Proteins are the fundamental components of life. Protein is one of the three main macronutrients (together with carbs and fat)
and is consumed in high quantities since it is essential for a variety of biological activities.
Protein is an important part of a healthy diet since it helps to repair and grow tissue, as well as increase muscle mass and promote bone health.
most Americans consume twice as much protein as they require, with "frequently the additional protein coming from foods heavy in saturated fats," according to the American Heart Association.
Beans, according to Lauren Manaker, MS, RDN, LDN, a member of our medical expert board, are the best protein for your heart.