Foods containing protein




    Chicken breast

    Chicken breast is a good source of protein, as 136 grams of chicken breast contains 26 grams of protein , where protein is the main source of calories found in skinless chicken breast. [1]

    Hemp seeds

    Hemp seeds are used in salads as a substitute for toast. Every tablespoon of cannabis seeds contains 9.5 grams of protein. Hemp seeds are available in most food stores, but they are very expensive. [1]

    Tempe

    Tempe is a rich source of protein for vegetarians. Tempe is extracted from soybeans such as tofu , but its protein content is higher compared to tofu, as half a cup of tempeh contains 17 grams of protein. [1]


    Fish and shellfish

    Fish and shellfish are a good source of protein, and oily fish such as salmon, tuna, mackerel, and sardines contain beneficial omega-3. It is worth noting that seafood that contains low levels of mercury is eaten by children and pregnant women, and every 100 grams of fish contains Cooked on 22 grams of protein, and 90 grams of shrimp contains 18 grams of protein, in addition to tuna containing 40 grams of protein per 168 grams. [2]

    Peanuts

    Peanuts contain protein, fiber, and magnesium, where many studies have shown that peanuts help to lose weight, as each 28 grams of peanuts contains 16% of calories, equivalent to 159 calories, and 7 grams of protein. [3]

    pumpkin seeds

    Pumpkin seeds are a good source of many nutrients, which include iron , magnesium, and zinc. 28 grams of pumpkin seeds contain 14% of calories, equivalent to 125 calories, and 5 grams of protein. There are other seeds that contain protein, such as seeds. Flax, sunflower seeds, and chia seeds. [3]

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