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Which are the best protein food?

Although most food and drinks contain some protein, certain types of food are richer in protein than others.

1. Most meat and poultry are a good source of protein.

2. Fish is also an excellent source of protein.

3. One large egg contains 6 grams of protein

4. The dairy product is also a good source of protein

5. Soybean, different types of beans and tofu are also a good source of 
vegetarian proteins

6. Almond, cashew, walnuts and pecan nuts are all relatively high in protein

7. Sunflower, pumpkin and flax seeds also contain protein
   other protein sources

8. Whole grain like whole wheat and wheat bran, oats and oat bran, barley and brown rice contain some amount of protein

9. Vegetables like asparagus, broccoli, cauliflower, and avocado are good sources of proteins.

10. Protein supplements.

How much protein we should take every day?

The amount of protein that we need is dependent in part on our age, weight, and level of activity. Children and adolescent who are still growing and developing need proportionately more protein in their diets than adults. People with high levels of activity may need slightly more protein.

For an average calorie intake of 2000 - 3000 cal. Per day, one should get 10 to 35 percent of calories from protein which ranges 50 to 262 grams of protein per day.

The protein intake can be calculated by,The average adult needs 0.38g of Protein a day per pound of body weight.
This, Your weight * 0.38 = Gram of Protein per day

Little to know about Protein

1. If you are on diet and exercise, then you may need some more amount of protein to know about how much protein you need, consult your trainer or nutritionist.
2. When you eat a lot of protein, you should drink more and more water to support your kidneys.

3. Consuming protein can increase your weight without any exercise or activity.

*Disclaimer- This article is written to provide only information and general idea.
This article should not be used, to diagnose or treat any medical condition.
Please consult your healthcare provider before any diagnosis, treatment or medication.

The statistical information given is taken from internet sources.


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