Protien containing food items?!

Question: Protien containing food items?

Foods High in Protein
Shortcut: An ounce of meat or fish has approximately 7 grams of protein.

Hamburger patty, 4 oz – 28 grams protein
Steak, 6 oz – 42 grams
Most cuts of beef – 7 grams of protein per ounce

Chicken breast, 3.5 oz - 30 grams protein
Chicken thigh – 10 grams (for average size)
Drumstick – 11 grams
Wing – 6 grams
Chicken meat, cooked, 4 oz – 35 grams

Most fish fillets or steaks are about 22 grams of protein for 3 ? oz (100 grams) of cooked fish, or 6 grams per ounce
Tuna, 6 oz can - 40 grams of protein

Pork chop, average - 22 grams protein
Pork loin or tenderloin, 4 oz – 29 grams
Ham, 3 oz serving – 19 grams
Ground pork, 1 oz raw – 5 grams; 3 oz cooked – 22 grams
Bacon, 1 slice – 3 grams
Canadian-style bacon (back bacon), slice – 5 – 6 grams

Eggs and Dairy...............
Egg, large - 6 grams protein
Milk, 1 cup - 8 grams
Cottage cheese, ? cup - 15 grams
Yogurt, 1 cup – usually 8-12 grams, check label
Soft cheeses (Mozzarella, Brie, Camembert) – 6 grams per oz
Medium cheeses (Cheddar, Swiss) – 7 or 8 grams per oz
Hard cheeses (Parmesan) – 10 grams per oz

Beans (including soy)...............
Tofu, ? cup 20 grams protein
Tofu, 1 oz, 2.3 grams
Soy milk, 1 cup - 6 -10 grams
Most beans (black, pinto, lentils, etc) about 7-10 grams protein per half cup of cooked beans
Soy beans, ? cup cooked – 14 grams protein
Split peas, ? cup cooked – 8 grams

Nuts and Seeds..................
Peanut butter, 2 Tablespoons - 8 grams protein
Almonds, ? cup – 8 grams
Peanuts, ? cup – 9 grams
Cashews, ? cup – 5 grams
Pecans, ? cup – 2.5 grams
Sunflower seeds, ? cup – 6 grams
Pumpkin seeds, ? cup – 19 grams
Flax seeds – ? cup – 8 grams

Protein is the most vital nutrient required to built our body. It helps to develop our muscles and internal organs of our body. The amino acids which we should consume are-
Histidine, Leucine, Phenylalanine, Tryptophan, Methionine, Valine, Lysine, Isoleucine, Threonine

The main sources of Protein are Chicken, Meat, Fish, Eggs, Milk and Milk products, Pulses, Soybean, Mushroom, etc.…

here is a page from Yahoo ...the first two articles are very nice...just click them on to read them…

actually.....there are proteins in many foods, veg and non-veg....but the ones from animals are higher in content per 100g than the plant sources...

you need to find out how much protein you need per day...not just which ones contain it...then you can be sure you are not getting too much or too little protein

all the bes

All meat items contain lot of protein and fat. Pulses and nuts like peanut and cashew contain lot of protein. Sprouts also contain protein

Burgers , cottage cheese

any meat or whole fish is high in protein

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