Eating Well is Jiu-Jitsu: 10 foods high in proteins
October 28, 2014
In the gym we always hear to gain mass you need to consume protein, to have strong muscles you should consume protein and so on. The importance of consuming protein goes far beyond that and a whey shake (often full of sodium) is not always the best source of it. By consulting a professional and planning a balanced diet, you can extract proteins directly from food, in a healthier and even tastier way.
Let’s find out more about the importance of proteins intake?
Proteins perform very important functions for the body of every living being, they participate in structural preparation, providing rigidity, firmness and suppleness,and help in the hormonal part, such as removing the glucose excess from the body. They contribute to the body’s defense, fighting and neutralizing viruses and bacteria, help in blood clotting, give more energy, conduct gases (oxygen and nitrogen) through the bloodstream, and more.
From the above explanations, it may be noted that protein is a really essential nutrient for the proper functioning of the human organism. Thus, the correct intake of foods rich in protein is necessary and should be done on a regular basis, since the benefits are undoubtedly irreplaceable.
1- Salmon – 40.4 grams of protein per 200 grams.
2- Chicken – 7 grams of protein per 30 grams.
3- Shrimp – 19.6 grams of protein per 100 grams.
5- Fish – 20 grams of protein per 100 grams.
6- Tofu – 8.1 grams of protein per 100 grams.
7- Almond – 21.1 grams of protein per 100 grams.
9- Semi-skimmed milk – 6.8 grams of protein per 200ml.
10- Turkey Breast skinless – 59.8 grams of protein per 200 grams.
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