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Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego

Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego
3020 Children's Way
San Diego, California 92123
(858) 576-1700
www.rchsd.org


Word! Protein

Protein

Say: PRO-teen

Protein builds, maintains, and replaces the tissues in your body. (Not the tissues you blow your nose in! We mean the stuff your body's made up of.) Your muscles, your organs, and your immune system are made up mostly of protein. You'll find protein in lots of yummy foods like eggs, nuts, beans, fish, meat, and milk.