Understanding proteins and their importance

The word "Protein" comes from the Greek work "Protos" which means "Of primary importance". Protein is the main component of the human body, if you were to compare your body to a building, protein would be the raw material. Like fats and carbohydrates, proteins are made up of oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon. The real difference between protein and the other two macronutrients is the presence of nit...