Great Protein-Packed Foods

by Nashua Nutrition Admin

Protein does the body good. Proteins are quick the building blocks of life. These essential compounds are needed to create new and repair old cells. Children also need proteins to grow. So then, how can you ensure that you consume enough proteins?

One way is to consume Syntrax protein supplements. Here are ten more great sources of protein. While many of these foods are also great for people looking to lose weight, make sure you exercise moderation!

1. Eggs

Whether you eat the whole egg or just the whites, you will get plenty of protein. Eggs can be cooked in numerous ways, such as scrambled or over easy. Eggs are also a part of many great recipes.

2. Milk

Milk is a great source of protein. You can add it to many of the other items on our list, drink it straight from the glass, or mix in some Syntrax protein mix, to get even more protein in your diet.

3. Pistachios/Almonds/Cashews

High protein nuts, including the three above, make for a great snack or topping on other foods. They are also packed with protein. Try adding cashews to trail mix or almonds to your cereal. And why not mix up a Syntrax protein shake while you're at it?

4. Oats

Oats are another great addition to your trail mix or cereal. These healthy grains make for a great breakfast in combination with some milk. You can also make oatmeal.

5. Peanuts

Whether you eat peanuts whole, or as peanut butter, you're going to get a lot of protein. Some simple peanut butter toast offers a great, healthy snack, but use moderation as the calories can add up quickly.

6. Chicken breasts

Chicken is an excellent source of protein. It's better to boil rather than deep fry chicken, especially if you want to lose weight. However, either way, you'll get a lot of protein. Chicken is a meat staple and can be cooked countless ways and is used in many different recipes.

7. Fish & Shrimp

Fish and shrimp offer a great way to get a lot of protein. Many people also enjoy consuming meat. Fish and shrimp are often among the healthier and leaner meat choices.

8. Lean beef

Sometimes, people just want a burger. While red meat should normally be consumed in relatively small amounts, lean beef offers a great source of protein.

9. Pumpkin & Sun Flower Seeds

Looking for a tasty snack? Try pumpkin and sunflower seeds. Both of these seeds are packed with protein and are excellent for snacking.

10. Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts offer some of the highest protein content of any vegetable. They make for a great side dish and pack plenty of other nutrients. Try covering them with cheese if you want some extra oomph (and protein), just don't overload them!


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