7 Great Food Sources for Protein

Getting the necessary amount of protein is important for your health. So what are some great sources for protein?

White meat Poultry sHSkb4RiQyUB7b2hy55sKrh3

Not only is white meat in poultry (e.g. chicken breasts) rich in protein, it is also low in fats compared to dark meat (e.g. chicken thighs).

Bonus tip: Remove the skin when cooking as it has a lot of saturated fats.

Lean Beef 

When choosing a cut of beef, make sure to choose one with the least amount of fat possible.

Milk, Cheese, and Yogurt Milk-Nutrition-Benefits

Not only do these dairy products provide protein, they are also a great source for calcium to keep bones and teeth strong.

Bonus tip: When picking dairy products, choose ones that are low in fat.

Seafood

Not only is seafood rich in protein, it is also usually low fat or includes good fats such as omega-3 fatty acids.

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Eggs are tasty and a quick-to-prepare source of protein. The American Heart Association says normal healthy adults can safely enjoy an egg a day.

Beans

As Egyptians, beans make up a huge part of our diet. They are rich in protein and also in fibers and therefore can keep a person feeling full for hours.

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Soy is a good source of protein for vegetarians and vegans or people who just want to reduce the amount of protein they want to eat.

 

 

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