Why take protein?
Protein comes from the Greek word protos, meaning “primary”. This alone indicates the importance of protein in a healthy diet. Proteins are used to produce new tissues for growth, tissue repair and to regulate + maintain body functions. Protein is essential for digestion, protection, immunity. Sounds good to us!
When to take protein?
Your body needs to consume protein regularly throughout the day to help optimize tissue repair + growth, meaning your breakfast, lunch, dinner + snacks all need to contain a source of protein. It is also important to consume protein within one hour before or after exercise, so your muscles can replenish properly + become stronger. Your muscle needs amino acids (the building blocks of protein) and energy (carbohydrates) to do the job. That’s where we come in. We are perfect as an on-the-go snack before or after the gym when you need an extra protein boost.
Benefits of Dates
From the time it was discovered, dates were known to have healing powers. The umpteen health benefits of dates has made the delicious fruit of the most sought after foods in the world of health and nutritious. Dates are good source of various vitamins and minerals, energy, sugar and fiber. The benefits of dates are the following: