Under on Protein? Here’s What to Eat.

I know very few people who were consuming enough protein before they made a conscious effort to. Consuming adequate amounts of protein is essential because of its role in improving body composition, eliminating hunger, and reducing body fat. Here are some suggestions for when you’re falling short:

(Almost) Pure Protein

  • Shrimp | 100 grams: 0 fat, 0 carbs, 24 protein (traces of fat)
  • Yellowfin Tuna | 100 grams: 0 fat, 0 carbs, 24 protein (traces of fat)
  • Light Canned Tuna | 100 grams: 1 fat, 0 carbs, 26 protein
  • Whey Protein | 1 scoop: 1 fat, 2 carbs, 25 protein (on average)

Protein & Some Carbs

  • Non-fat Greek Yogurt | 100 grams: 0 fat, 4 carbs, 10 protein
  • Non-fat Cottage Cheese | 100 grams: 0 fat, 7 carbs, 10 protein

Protein & Some Fat

  • Tilapia | 100 grams: 3 fat, 0 carbs, 26 protein
  • Chicken Breast | 100 grams: 4 fat, 0 carbs, 31 protein
  • Eggs | 1 large: 5 fat, 0 carbs, 6 protein
  • Ground Beef (95% lean) | 100 grams: 5 fat, 0 carbs, 21 protein
  • Steak (Top or Bottom Round) | 100 grams: 7 fat, 0 carbs, 28 protein
  • Salmon | 100 grams: 13 fat, 0 carbs, 20 protein (Atlantic)
  • Pork Chop | 100 grams: 14 fat, 0 carbs, 24 protein

Protein & Some Carbs and Fat

  • Turkey Breast | 100 grams: 2 fat, 4 carbs, 17 protein
  • Octopus | 100 grams: 2 fat, 4 carbs, 30 protein
  • Tofu | 100 grams: 5 fat, 2 carbs, 8 protein
  • Edamame | 100 grams: 5 fat, 10 carbs, 11 protein
  • Canadian Bacon | 100 grams: 7 fat, 2 carbs, 21 protein

 

 

2017-02-26T22:38:24+00:00

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