Proteins are essential building blocks of life. Our body needs protein from food for energy to repair and maintain itself. The basic structure of protein is a chain of amino acids. Protein is particularly important for growth and development during childhood, adolescence, and pregnancy.
Always getting teary over onions? Cutting onions releases a gas that causes a stinging sensation when it comes into contact with your eyes. Those tears are your body’s way of fighting back to dilute the irritant, so let it all out.