Top 10 Foods High in Protein 2018
Protein. If it isn’t obvious yet in today’s video we’re talking about protein and to be more specific I’m going to give you the top 10 foods high in protein for 2018. That’s right 2018 that’s how sure I am that you guys haven’t seen most of these protein sources I’m gonna talk about today before. For me to make a video telling you guys to eat chicken breast egg whites and fish to get all your protein it would be telling you nothing new. And that’s definitely not my style. Everyone already knows about those common sources of protein. And don’t get me wrong the bioavailability rankings of foods like chicken breast, eggs, turkey, and fish indicate that these sources of protein they are the most absorbable so they’re like the best but in today’s video I want to give you some brand new ideas of how you can fulfill your daily protein requirements with some options you probably have never heard of before.
So let’s start first with one of my favorite new sources of protein which is good 4 everybody even vegans and vegetarians and that’s black bean pasta. So what do I like about black bean pasta well let’s start with the obvious first it’s ingredients are black beans and water. If you follow my channel you know that I’m a big fan of single-ingredient foods like this. And then from macros we got 17 grams of carbohydrates and 25 grams of protein. Guys that is insane for pasta. Regular pasta has 40 grams of carbohydrates which more double and regular pasta only has 8 grams of protein which is less than half. There’s more protein in black bean pasta than there are carbs which is crazy. And when cooked right with some low-calorie sauce it’s absolutely delicious. There are also other varieties of high protein pasta made by the same company like mung bean fettuccine.
Next up we have another vegetarian and vegan-friendly option that none of my vegetarian clients seem to know about. So I’m assuming that a lot of people out there don’t know about this protein source and it’s known as seitan. You can do pretty much all the same stuff that you could do with tofu and tempeh except seitan has way better of a protein to carb to Fat ratio. It’s actually kind of mind-blowing that this protein source comes from wheat. So if you’re gluten intolerant you can’t have this because it does have gluten in it but if you’re not one 3 ounce serving of seitan has 3 grams of carbs, no fat, and 21 grams of protein. Guys that is obscene for a plant-based source of protein. You would cut it up and cook it just like meat… season it the same way and it’ll taste delicious if you cook it right. Next is pb2 or any form of powdered peanut butter. Powdered peanut butter has been dehydrated and the oil has been pressed and squeezed out of the peanuts.
So you’re getting 85% less fat with a powdered peanut butter. 2 tablespoons of peanut butter has 190 Calories in it with 16 grams of fat and 3 grams of sugar while the same amount of pb2 has 45 Calories in it with 1 1/2 grams of fat and only 1 gram of sugar. This makes pb2 a much better protein Source than regular peanut butter. Up next we got beef jerky. Beef jerky is by far the best snack you could have when on a diet plan. Just be careful with the flavors you want to stick with original or whichever one has the lowest amount of added sugars. One serving of jack links original beef jerky has 12 grams of protein and only about 1 gram of fat and 2 to 4 grams of carbohydrates. Definitely not bad for a high protein snack…….. for our fifth high protein option that you’re probably not used to seeing is bison. Bison is naturally lean so even when you have 90/10 ground bison you’re looking at 24 grams of protein for only 11 grams of fat which pretty much matches up to ground turkey in how lean it is. You can get lean bison as well which would be really low in fat. Bison burgers are definitely delicious and don’t require much effort to try it out for yourself. Next we have a dairy option for protein which means that this is good for vegetarians as well.
Everyone knows that low-fat cottage cheese can be used as a good source of protein but most people don’t think that low fat ricotta cheese is a good source of protein as well. A lot of major brands do part skim recipes which can still be high in fat and even carbs. Pantalica, I think it’s pronounced, they make a low fat ricotta cheese.
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