11 Interesting Protein Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-21 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

11 Interesting protein facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random protein facts.

1. The boobs of women who smoke tends to sag very quickly because smoking destroys a protein called elastin, which gives boobs elasticity.
2. Scientists concluded that the chicken came first not the egg: because the protein which makes egg shells is only produced by hens.
3. There is a protein in the human body named after Pikachu. It transmits electrical impulses from the eyes to the brain.
4. One ostrich egg has 200 grams of protein, the same amount as four t bone steaks.
5. One serving of caterpillar has more protein than a serving of beef.
6. Mosquito bite? Press a *hot* spoon onto the spot. The heat will destroy the protein that caused the reaction and the itching will stop.
7. Gelatin is derived from collagen, a protein collected from animal skin.
8. A typical supermarket chicken today contains more than twice the fat, and about a third less protein than 40 years ago.
9. Research shows chocolate milk is just as effective as sports drinks or protein shakes for recovering after a workout.
10. Peanut butter was originally invented as a source of protein for people without teeth.
11. The root of the English word cheese comes from the Latin caseus, which also gives us the word casein, the milk protein that is the basis of cheese.
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