Top High Protein Food To Eat, and which are Tasty!



Alot of people, including dietitians or nutritionist do debate on importance of balancing the act and everything between carbs and Fat, but for surprise, everyone do consider Proteins to be the most important thing our body needs.

Eating good amount of Proteins has huge benefits to human body, helps you lose weight, increase your muscle mass, builds strength to start with. The recommended daily intake for Proteins is around 46 grms for women and around 56 grms for men. Yes, it varies basis the physical activities they do.

Let's look at the top High Protein Food which we can help fulfill this daily requirement easily and yes, are tasty to eat:

Eggs

Ranking first in the biological value (BV) of protein, egg supports our body's protein needs at a very low cost of calories. Often Proteins from Eggs is called The Complete Protein (Read Why?) because it contains all the essential amino acids.


One medium hard boiled egg provides not only 6 grms of protein, but it is packed with riboflavin, folate, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, D & E, iron, and zinc.

Almonds

Almonds are very popular type of Tree Nuts and are an excellent source of Proteins in our daily diet. They are also loaded with important nutrients which includes fibre, Vitamin E and Magnesium.

The Protein Content in Almond Nut is 13% of the Fat Content which is really high.

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Chicken Breast

One of the most popular and consumer food type which is known to be Protein Rich. Without Skin, all the calories which it would give would be all from Proteins. Easy to Cook, Tasty and Consumable in variety of ways.


Protein content: 80% of calories. 1 roasted chicken breast without skin contains 53 grams, with only 284 calories.

Oats

One of the most trending and yes, healthier grain on earth is Oats. They are fully loaded with healthy fibers, Manganese, Thiamin (Vitamin B1) and several other Nutrients.


Protein content: 15% of calories. Half a cup of raw oats contains 13 grams, with 303 calories.

Cottage Cheese

Cottage Cheese is one healthiest, low in fat and higher in Protein type of cheese. It is loaded with Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2 and many other nutrients.

Greek Yogurt

It tastes delicious, has a creamy texture, and is high in many nutrients. Non-fat greek yogurt has protein at 48% of calories. One 170 gram (6 ounce) container has 17 grams of protein, with only 100 calories.


Just make sure to choose one without added sugar. Full-fat Greek yogurt is also very high in protein, but contains more calories. Regular full-fat yogurt (24% of calories) and kefir (40%).

Milk

A huge percentage of human population is Milk intolerant. However, if you can tolerate milk and enjoy drinking it, then milk can be an excellent source of high-quality protein.

Milk contains a little bit of almost every single nutrient needed by the normal human body. It is particularly high in calcium, phosphorus and riboflavin (vitamin B2).


It has Protein Content of 21% of calories. 1 cup of whole milk contains 8 grams of protein, with 149 calories.

Broccoli

One of the most healthiest vegetable, often terms as the wonder plant. (Read Why?)


Broccoli is an incredibly healthy vegetable, loaded with vitamin C, vitamin K, fiber and potassium. Broccoli is also loaded with various bioactive nutrients believed to help protect against cancer.

It contains 20% of calories; 1 cup of chopped broccoli (96 grams) contains 3 grams of protein, with only 31 calories.

Tuna

A well known type of Fish, which is completely low on Fat and very high on Protein. Like other fish, tuna is also very high in various nutrients and contains a decent amount of omega-3 fatty acids.


It contains 94% Protein Content of Calories; A cup (154) contains 39 grams of protein, with only 179 calories.

Lentils

High in Fiber, Magnesium, Potassium, Iron, Copper & several other nutrients, Lentils are amongst world best food source for Protein from Vegetarian Food Source. The Protein Content is around 27% of calories. 1 cup (198 g) of boiled lentils contains 18 grams, with 230 calories.

Lean Beef

Lean beef is very high in protein, and also tastes delicious. It is loaded with highly bioavailable iron, vitamin B12 and numerous other nutrients.


Protein content is 53% of calories. One 3 ounce (85 g) serving of cooked beef with 10% fat contains 22 grams of protein, with 184 calories. If you’re on a low-carb diet, feel free to eat fatty cuts of beef instead of lean beef.

Peanuts

Peanuts are the most consumer food product across the globe, whether as a salad dressing or as a snack or as a butter spread. It is delicious, very high in proteins, fibers, magnesium. Just a small thing to consider is that you can't have more of it (Read Why?). It has to be consumed in a limited quantity.


"Proteins are the simplest, easiest and most delicious way to lose weight and have a better looking body. Period. "

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