University Don advises Nigerians to improve intake of protein

In furtherance of efforts to stem the tide of nutrition deficiencies among all age groups in the country, Nigerians have been advised to consciously improve intake of protein in their diets.    Adetunji Lawrence, Professor of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, Osun State University, who made this call in a recent article, noted that the significance of proteins is often understated, whereas they offer tremendous benefits to the body. He revealed that proteins are essential for growth, repairs and replacement of worn-out cells.   According to him: “The Recommended Dietary…

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