Everybody is familiar that eating protein-rich food is the key when it comes to maintaining a weight loss effort or feeling satisfied with the meal. Eating protein has various benefits. Even when we are not working out on a regular basis, protein is a vital nutrient for maintaining and building body tissues. When protein is broken down in the body, it nourishes the muscle mass and helps in metabolism. A list of some delicious protein-rich foods is given below.
Eggs are considered as one of the least expensive forms of proteins. Whole eggs are among the most nutritious and healthiest foods on the planet. Eggs are also filled with various other nutrients like minerals, vitamins, healthy fats, antioxidants. Hard-boiled eggs are the most portable protein foods. Whole eggs are very rich in protein but egg whites are almost pure protein.
Protein Content: 1 whole egg contains 6 grams of protein.
It is one of the most popular and most delicious protein-rich foods. A 3 oz prepared chicken breast contains 3 grams of fat and 142 calories but 26 grams of protein. Chicken breast is also very easy to cook and very delicious in taste.
Protein Content: 1 roasted chicken breast (without skin) contains 53 grams of protein.
Cottage cheese is high in casein which is a dairy protein that digests slower than whey. It has very low fat and calorie. Cottage cheese is also loaded with phosphorus, calcium, selenium, vitamin B2, riboflavin and different other nutrients.
Protein Content: 226 gram of cottage cheese contains 27 grams of protein.
This meaty fish provides loads of easily digested high-quality protein. Tuna is one of the most popular types of food. It has very less content of fat and calories in it and also contains a decent amount of omega 3 fatty acid with is an essential nutrient for the human body.
Protein Content: 154 gram of tuna contains 39 grams of protein.
Oats is considered one of the healthiest grains on the planet. They are filled with high-quality protein along with other essential nutrients like magnesium, healthy fibers, magnesium, vitamin B1 and various other nutrients.
Protein Content: ½ cup of raw oats contains 13 grams of protein.
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