Top 10 Sources of Protein

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6. Fish eggs

Roe and Caviar, fish eggs, also provide rich protein. When the internal ovaries of a fish fully ripen then they are known as roe. Cooked and seasoned roe is known as caviar. It is the most expensive dish on the menu.100 grams of fish roe provides 28.6 grams of protein while 100 grams serving of caviar provides 24 grams of protein per 100 grams.

 

7. Poultry

The healthiest form of protein is chicken, turkey and other poultry products. They are also considered better than beef because they contain less fat than beef. A single chicken breast would fulfill half of your daily requirement of protein. 3 ounce of chicken breast contains 29 grams of protein while the same amount of turkey contains 13 grams of protein.

 

8. Beef and Lean cut Veal

Beef is meat originating from cow and veal is meat from young cattle. It is advisable to choose lean cuts in meat so that you get maximum protein out of it. The top part of beef and veal provides 36 grams per 100 grams serving. Ground beef provides 25 grams of protein per 100 grams serving.

 

9. Seeds of Watermelon, Squash and Pumpkin

Middle East and East Asia are popular for seeds of watermelon, squash and pumpkin. 33 grams per 100 grams protein is found in seeds of pumpkin and squash. Slightly less, that is, 28 grams per 100 grams serving is found in watermelon seeds. These seeds are not easily available and so you can use the original seeds from the fruit and roast them.

 

10. Pork

Pork is a similar source of protein to poultry and beef. One should keep in mind to buy lean cuts. 3 ounce of lean cut pork contains 23 grams of protein. One should keep away from bacon as it contains more fat than protein.

 

These are the various sources of artificial proteins but protein is best if consumed naturally. Artificial proteins like protein powders have certain side effects but no such side effect is experienced if protein is consumed naturally.

 

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