You don’t exactly “get protein from eating protein.” Some two hundred thousand proteins are synthesized by your cells using 21 amino acids — nine of which are not made endogenously in your body. So, you need to consume these nine essential amino acids. But do they have to come from meat? And what are the physiological impacts of eating meat? This spontaneous, bonus Commusings was published on Instagram by @jeffkrasno. You can also follow Commune @onecommune.