Why Protein?

Proteins rich foods such as meat, poultry, seafood, beans, peas and eggs are essential nutrients for the human body.  Dietary protein is used by the body to build tissue including functional tissue known as lean body mass (LBM).  Therefore, it is important to eat properly, to provide your body with the nutrients it needs.

Protein is essential to building and maintaining muscle mass in healthy adults and adults recovering from illness and surgery. We need muscle strength in our everyday lives in simple gestures, like climbing stairs or opening a jar. Taking care of our muscles today is important to help keep us in doing the things we love.

Did you know your body needs 20% more protein to fight infections? Not only does Protein build and maintain muscle mass, it also helps support your immune system.

Protein content in Ensure®

Ensure® Gold contains triple protein such Whey, Casien and Soy protein. Whey is an easier digesting / “softer” milk protein, that digests the fastest. Casein takes longer to digest resulting in a slow release of protein. Soy protein is a plant based protein, which has an intermediate digestion rate. 

This ultimately means you have 3 proteins digesting at different rates and there is a constant supply of protein through to the body and muscles.  

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