Proteins are large complex organic macromolecules which are utilized for many important roles in the body. Proteins function in structure, transport, energy conversions, and play an important role in defense against diseases. Protein is also important for muscle recovery, which is why it is commonly associated with fitness. Though your body will always absorb leg of protein the same way every time, protein companies like to make their product competitive by offering a variety of qualities and ingredients in their protein supplements.
A brand of protein odder, “Tough Guy”, claims that if a person were to dilute 1 gram of protein powder in ml of water, the final concentration should be approximately 0. 40 MGM/ml (4/-5%) protein. The objective of this experiment is to determine whether the manufacturer is telling the truth.