National Nutrition Month Facts – Proteins


With any food group, always practice variety and moderation. Daily recommendations depend on factors such as age, sex and physical activity. Proteins can be a great source of nutrients such as B Vitamins, Iron and Magnesium. But you should watch your intake on cholesterol and saturated fat.

It’s also important to note that protein isn’t just meat but has vegetarian-safe options too such as nuts, lentils and soy products. Learn more about adding protein to your diet at and contact your Alliance provider to see if you’re getting your healthy plate’s worth of protein: 201.451.6300.

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