Protein is a crucial macronutrient for healthy living and all wish to acquire it through the best sources available. Here’s a list of few good protein sources:
A great vegetarian source that gives your diet a boost of plant protein, fibre, vitamins, and minerals. It is known as ‘bakla ki fali’ in the Indian market which is good for cardiovascular diseases, age-related brain diseases, and inflammation.
Protein Content: 8 g per 1/2-cup serving approx.
A very well-known ingredient that we have been enjoying is ‘chana’ or ‘chole’ on a plate with ‘bhature’. Chickpeas are extremely high in protein, you may prepare curry or add it to your salad bowl.
Protein Content: 19 gm per 100 gm
Prawns locally known as ‘jhinga’ might be small in size but that doesn’t stop them from being high on protein with zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and Omega 3 fatty acids.
Protein Content: 25 gm per 100 gm
One of the most popular snacks, peanut butter is packed with fats and proteins while being low on carbs. To keep your weight in check, look for peanut butter powder, which has less fat but the same protein content.
Protein Content: 8 g per 2-tbsp serving
Sesame Seeds are not just a good looking seasoning option but an awesome source of protein. Apart from this, they are packed with muscle-feeding magnesium, copper, iron, zinc, fibre and selenium.
Protein Content: 8 g per 36gm