How Protein Helps Healing Wounds

Posted by Proper Nutrition on 2/15/17 1:43 PM

How Protein Helps Healing WoundsProtein is like that person at your job who seems to be in 10 places at once, doing 10 different things.

It makes enzymes, hormone and other body chemicals, and serves as vital building blocks for your blood, skin, bones, muscles and cartilage.

Your body also uses protein to build and repair tissue, which is why it plays a major role in healing wounds. People with acute or chronic wounds need extra protein to ensure their wounds heal completely, and in a timely manner.


Topics: healing wounds

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