We are all aware of food. The food you eat can either be safest & most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison. Such an important food for us is protein rich foods. When life gives you lemons, you ask for something higher in proteins. Protein plays an important role in keeping us well. Protein deficiency causes many diseases. It can also be cause of cancer. The average adult needs a minimum of 0.8 grams of protein per Kg of body weight per day. Let’s take a look at some protein rich foods & how they keep our body healthy through this blog. 

  • Whole eggs are high in protein, but egg whites are almost pure protein. One large egg has 6 grams of protein and 78 calories.  

  • It boosts brain power, maintains body weight, lowers the risk of cancer, maintains healthy hormonal functioning of thyroid, helps in muscle building.

  • One roasted chicken breast without skin contains 53 grams of protein. 
  • It plays a very important role in sustaining our muscles. It also needs for weight loss & healthy bones. It is a stress reliever.

  • Milk- 
  • Milk contains a little of nearly every nutrient that your body needs. One cup of whole milk contains 8 grams of protein and 149 calories. 

  • Drinking milk prevent osteoporosis. It serves as a source of energy. It maintains the nerve-tissue, blood pressure & boosts the immune system. Drinking milk can lessen the chances of dying from illness such as coronary heart disease & stroke by up to 15-20%.

  • Fish (all types) 
  • It’s rich in essential nutrients. Salmon is 22% protein, containing 19 grams per 3-ounce (85- gram) serving and only 175 calories. 

  • They are high in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. It may improve sleep quality. It may prevent asthma in children & boost brain health. It helps to prevent heart attacks & strokes.

Oats & Peanuts- 
  • One cup of oats has 11 grams of protein and 307 calories. Peanut butter is also high in protein 
  • They can lower cholesterol levels & protect LDL cholesterol from damage. They can help you lose weight. 

  • Lentils are a type of legume. Lentils are among the world's best sources of plant-based protein. One cup (198 grams) of boiled lentils contains 18 grams of proteins and 230 calories.

    • It improves heart health. It may also improve a person’s immune response to infection by stimulating the production of T cell. It prevents cancer. 


    • Soybeans are high in protein. It contains 38% proteins.

    • It reduces the risk of prostate & breast cancer. It may help manage diabetes. It helps to improve blood circulation. It improves heart health.  It possesses anti-cancer properties.

     So, by eating protein every day we can keep ourselves far away from the disease. Put protein on the plate of every day & stay healthy & remember protein is like a positive thoughts that build brain muscles as well as confidence.  

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