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Thursday, March 14, 2019

HIGH PROTEIN FOODS- No. 4 is very high in protein.

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WHAT IS PROTEIN?

High Protein foods are beneficial for the overall health of your body but, before discussing High Protein foods, firstly we understand what is Protein?

Protein is an essential nutrient, that a human body needs. It's a macronutrient that is essential for building body mass. Macronutrients provide Calories or energy to your body.

Proteins are a long chain of amino acid (which functions as a cell's building blocks of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood) that forms the basis of all life.

There are three major macronutrients that make up your diet- Protein, Fat, and Carbohydrate.

Proteins help our body to build and repair tissues. There are three types of protein foods : 

Complete Proteins - Meat, Dairy, and eggs.

Incomplete Proteins - Peas, beans, and grains.

Complementary Proteins - Rice, beans, bread with peanut butter.


TOP 10 HIGH PROTEIN FOODS 

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Almonds are highly consumable nuts among all of us, they are an excellent source of Protein and have the place in High Protein foods. Almonds have fat burning power that helps to reduce weight by increasing metabolism rate.

Almonds are the complete package of vitamins, Minerals, Protein and Fiber. Taste of almonds are sweet and bitter both, sweet almonds are edible that we consume normally but bitter ones are used to making oil.

Almonds can be eaten raw or roasted, roasted almonds are tastier to eat but there is no harm to eat them raw.

Almonds, when eaten on an empty stomach increases the absorption of their nutrients.

In summer, almonds can be eaten by soaking overnight so that they can't create heat in your body.   

A cup of Almonds contains 529 calories which are almost 25% of daily intake so it would be suggested to eat 4-5 Almonds a day.

A cup of Almonds contains only 5 grams of carbohydrates, 12 grams of Fat and 5 grams of Protein.

Almonds are rich in antioxidants and Vitamin E, control blood sugar levels, Regulates Blood Pressure, Regulate Cholesterol level, Prevent Cancer, Prevent heart diseases, improve bone health, Boost brain health, Reduce Inflammation, Prevent Constipation, Provide glowing & healthy skin.
  Nutrition Fact: Almonds per 100 grams contains

  • Calories - 576
  • Protein - 21 gm (42%)
  • Potassium - 705 mg (20%)
  • Total Carbohyderate - 22 gm 
  • Calcium - 26%
  • Iron - 20%
  • Vitamin B-6 - 5%
  • Magnesium - 67% 

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Oats are whole grain cereal that mainly grown in North America and Europe.

Oats contain more protein than other grains and are a good source of quality Protein.

Scientifically, oats are known as "Avena Sativa" and in India, oats are known as "Jaie". Oats are very rich Soluble fibers which help to lower Cholesterol level.

Oats contain a wide range of Nutrients (Vitamin E, essential fatty acids, fiber, zinc, and antioxidants).

Oats have so many health benefits like it help to Reduce risk of Cancer, Control Blood Sugar levels, Prevents Constipation, help in weight loss, helps to provide healthy and glowing skin.

Oats prevents cardiovascular diseases as they help to reduce cholesterol levels that keep your heart healthy.

Oats are a portion of super healthy and beneficial food for diabetic patients and also reduce the risk of type-2 diabetes.

Including a bowl of oats in your daily diet will prevent you from constipation.

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Eggs are high in Cholesterol but it doesn't mean it increases Cholesterol in blood, there are very few chances of increasing Cholesterol in the blood due to egg consumption.

A whole egg is more nutritious and has several health benefits like - Presence of high protein in egg helps to make muscles strong, improve brain health, Vitamin A, Vitamin B-6 & B-12 keep the immune system healthy, improve eyesight, lower the risk of heart disease and helps in weight loss.

Egg protein helps the muscles to work well while eggs Vitamin & Minerals are important for the regular functioning of cells including the brain.


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Butter is the most favorite spread among all of us, it goes perfect with bread, toast, and with many dishes. Other than regular butter, Peanut Butter is also in high demand because of its health benefits and taste.

Peanut butter is made up of ground dry roasted peanuts, it is highly nutritious and is a good source of High Protein. (comes under High Protein Foods).

100 grams of peanut butter contains 588 Calories.
  • Protein- 50%
  • Cholesterol- 0%
  • Sodium- 0%
  • Total Fat- 76%
  • Potassium- 18%
  • Total Carbohydrate- 6%

* The data of percentage are based on 2000 Calorie diet.

Peanut butter help to boost heart health, improve blood sugar level, contains high protein and Fat, put on weight while doing strength training or bodybuilding.

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