Sources of High Protein
By Anandi Yalavarthi
Want to build muscle, hormones and enzymes or grow hair or get good looking skin?
Protein is your answer
While egg is a complete source of protein, they aren’t the only source
Provides nearly 8gms of protein per ½ cup
They’re best known these days as a base for Hummus
12gms per ½ cup. Pair with any fruit or as a secret ingredient in pancakes. Low-fat cottage cheese to keep healthy
7gms in 2 tablespoons. Pre-workout fuel. Easy to make at home.
7gms per ounce. But keep your portions small or choose a low-fat version.
8gms protein in ½ cup
Cook faster than beans
8½gms per ounce. Eat a handful with an apple or stir them in an oatmeal
4 ounces of these shellfish has more than 17gms of protein. Toss grilled shrimp into pasta with marinara sauce for a fast, protein rich meal
7½gms protein per cup. It tastes rather bland, so add to salads or grain bowls.
If you are looking for high-protein food, these options provide more than 6gms
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