Food rich in proteins
In the earlier article we talked about the importance of proteins in our diet. Below is the list of some food items which are an excellent source of proteins.
One large 2 oz. whole egg without the shell contains 6 g protein. Of this protein, 3 g is contained in the egg yolk and 3 g in the egg white.
One glass of milk contains 8 grams of proteins.
One container (170 grams) of Greek yogurt contains 17 grams of proteins.
1 cup (225 grams) cottage cheese contains 25 grams of proteins.
1 slice (28 grams) of Swiss cheese contains 8 grams of proteins.
100 grams of whey protein powder contains 70 grams of proteins.
1 steak (251 grams) contains 62 grams of proteins.
1 serving (85 grams) of beef contains 22 grams of proteins.
1 serving (85 grams) of beef contains 23 grams of proteins.
1 cup (140 grams) of chicken contains 38 grams of proteins.
One pound of roasted light turkey meat offers more than 133 grams of protein.
100 grams of blue fin tuna contains 30 grams proteins.
100 grams of halibut contains 14 grams proteins.
A 3-ounce serving of octopus has less than 150 calories and more than 25 grams of protein.
100 grams of salmon contains 20 grams proteins.
100 grams of navy beans contains 6 grams proteins.
A ½ cup serving of dry lentils provides about 26 grams of protein.
100 grams of pepperoni contains 23 grams of proteins.
100 grams of pepperoni contains 25 grams of proteins.
100 grams of tofu contains 8 grams of proteins.
100 grams of green peas contains 5 grams of proteins.