How Does Your Body Decide Which Proteins To Make?

The journey from bite to bicep may not be what you expect

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Protein Primer

You can think of a protein as a chunky, messy, alphabet necklace. Photo from Etsy.

The Journey From Bite to Bicep

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Inside Your Cells: How Proteins Are Built

What Happens to the Excess?

How Your Body Regulates Protein Synthesis: Which Proteins, When, How Much?

Your cells are integrating many inputs at all times. Photo from Pixabay

Two Roles For Your Amino Acids

Speaking Your Body’s Language

Closing Thoughts

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