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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.

Eggs

Eggs are good source of protiens

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.

Read more about the numerous benefits of egg.

Milk

Milk is an excellent source of protiens

One glass of milk contains 8 grams of proteins.

Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt is a good source of protein

One container (170 grams) of Greek yogurt contains 17 grams of proteins.

Cottage Cheese

cottage-cheese-is an excellent source of protein

1 cup (225 grams) cottage cheese contains 25 grams of proteins.

Swiss cheese

swiss-cheese is a good source of proteins

1 slice (28 grams) of Swiss cheese contains 8 grams of proteins.

Whey Protein

100 grams of whey protein powder contains 70 grams of protein

100 grams of whey protein powder contains 70 grams of proteins.

Steak

steak is a good source of protein

1 steak (251 grams) contains 62 grams of proteins.

Beef

beef is a good source of proteins

 

1 serving (85 grams) of beef contains 22 grams of proteins.

Pork

pork is a good source of proteins

1 serving (85 grams) of beef contains 23 grams of proteins.

Chicken

chicken is a good source of protein

1 cup (140 grams) of chicken contains 38 grams of proteins.

Turkey

turkey is a good source of proteins

One pound of roasted light turkey meat offers more than 133 grams of protein.

Tuna

tuna is a good source of proteins

100 grams of blue fin tuna contains 30 grams proteins.

Halibut

Halibut is a good source of proteins

100 grams of halibut contains 14 grams proteins.

Octopus

octopus is a good source of proteins

A 3-ounce serving of octopus has less than 150 calories and more than 25 grams of protein.

Salmon

salmon is a good source of proteins

100 grams of salmon contains 20 grams proteins.

Navy Beans

navy beans contains proteins

100 grams of navy beans contains 6 grams proteins.

Dried Lentils

lentils are an excellent source of proteins

A ½ cup serving of dry lentils provides about 26 grams of protein.

Pepperoni

pepperoni is a good source of proteins

100 grams of pepperoni contains 23 grams of proteins.

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Peanut Butter

peanut butter is a good source of proteins

100 grams of pepperoni contains 25 grams of proteins.

Nuts

nuts are a good source of proteins

Protein contents in various nuts

Read more about the benefits of walnuts.

Tofu

tofu is a good source of proteins

100 grams of tofu contains 8 grams of proteins.

Green Peas

green peas are a good source of proteins

100 grams of green peas contains 5 grams of proteins.

 

References:

  1. https://www.healthaliciousness.com/articles/foods-highest-in-protein.php
  2. http://www.bodybuilding.com/content/ultimate-list-40-high-protein-foods.html
  3. http://www.eatthis.com/best-ever-proteins-for-weight-loss
  4. http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/best-sources-protein

 

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