As you already know, in order to gain muscle mass, you need to eat a lot of protein. Most beginners start to pile on chicken eggs right away, thinking that they contain the most protein. Make no mistake – there is only six grams of protein. “The Challenger has found five more protein foods that will give eggs a head start!
Under this name lies a special genus of blue-green algae. Why are we interested in it? It is simple: dried spirulina contains about 60% protein (two spoonfuls of it will contain about eight grams), and it is also rich in amino acids, minerals, vitamins C, A, E and B vitamins. And for all that, it’s also low in calories: only 79 calories per 100 grams. Interested? Then be sure to try one of these five recipes.
Soy is 40 percent protein, which is just as good as animal protein (especially important for vegetarians). Try a little experimentation – roast soybeans with your favorite seasonings. You’ll be surprised how hearty and incredibly tasty they are. A great and healthy snack for a quick snack during the day!
We have already written more than once that this superfood should be in the fridge of every healthy person. Greek yogurt is low in calories (only 66 calories per 100 grams), very rich in protein (15-17 grams per serving) and also contains many “beneficial bacteria” that help lose weight and normalize the gastrointestinal tract. Eat yogurt for breakfast, dress salads with it, or make these delicious pancakes.
The traditional Swiss Gruyere cheese, in addition to having an unusually delicate and unusual taste, is also rich in protein: 27 grams of protein for every 100 grams of the product. But be careful: remember that hard cheeses contain about as much fat as protein, so try not to overdo it.
The “danger” with sunflower seeds is the same as with cheese: their caloric value is very high. It is optimal to snack on a small handful, and then you get about 10 grams of protein, vitamins and useful trace elements and no more than 200-300 calories. It is especially recommended for men!