Dr. Phelan By General Practitioner Published:

Protein is a vital ingredient for the thousands of processes and reactions that take place within the human body each day.

The popularity of sport supplements proves that many people are aware that protein needs to be part of their diet.

However, what are the best sources of protein? And how can you tell if your body isn’t getting enough protein?

Doctors know to look for a number of telltale signs of protein deficiency, including oedema, or angle swelling.

People should also make themselves aware of the things they can do themselves to ensure that their diet contains sufficient natural sources of protein.

To find out more read my latest article for The Independent.