10 Best Sources of Protein By Eric Noyes


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Now back to the question of the best sources of protein. There are two ways you could answer the question. You could look at which foods are overall the best QUALITY protein or you could look at which foods are the best SOURCES of protein.Men’s Health has compiled a great list of the best SOURCES of protein.

1. Whey protein

Protein content per 100g: 80-90g Calories: 82 Carbohydrates: 3.4g Fibre: 0g

2. Soya protein isolate

Protein content per 100g: 88g Calories: 321 Carbohydrates: 3g Fibre: 2g

3. Cod

Protein content per 100g: 63g Calories: 290 Carbohydrates: 0g Fibre: 0g

4. Clams and other molluscs

Protein content per 100g: 48g Calories: 275 Carbohydrates: 16g Fibre: 0g

5. Tofu

Protein content per 100g: 48g Calories: 480 Carbohydrates: 15g Fibre: 7g

6. Low-sodium Parmesan cheese

Protein content per 100g: 42g Calories: 456 Carbohydrates: 4g Fibre: 0g

7. Lean beef

Protein content per 100g: 36g Calories: 199 Carbohydrates: 0g Fibre: 0g

8. Lamb

Protein content: 36g Calories: 279 Carbohydrates: 0g Fibre: 0g

9. Chicken breast

Protein content per 100g: 33g Calories: 298 Carbohydrates: 0g Fibre: 0g

10. Pork tenderloin

Protein content per 100g: 32g Calories: 248 Carbohydrates: 0g Fibre: 0g

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http://www.menshealth.co.uk/food-nutrition/muscle-foods/the-worlds-best-protein-sources-313853