An egg already has about 6 grams of protein, on top of its numerous micronutrients. Worried about eggs and high cholesterol? Experts say it’s a myth!
There are multiple ways to prepare eggs, but please refrain from adding salt or fats (oil) so that you won’t negate its health benefits.
4. Chicken Breast
Check out videos on weight loss recipes and you’ll always find one that features chicken breast. It’s because the breast is the leanest part of the chicken, meaning it has the fewest calories and most protein.
Come to think of it, a piece (15 grams) already has 39 calories, 2.2 grams of protein, and 2.2 grams of carbohydrates.
As usual, please refrain from using saturated fats and salt when cooking or preparing chicken breast. Check out the healthiest oils and cooking methods here.
5. Black Beans
Are there plant-based protein foods that we can rely on for weight loss? There are! Black beans are one of them.
A 100-gram serving of black beans has 24.4 grams of protein and 4.2 grams of dietary fiber, which also helps in weight loss.
Just a word of caution: Be careful with canned black beans that contain high-sugar syrup.
Are you planning on losing weight? If so, you may want to consider adding protein foods to your diet as they can help in weight loss. Some of the foods to add are peanut butter, eggs, chicken breast, black beans, and corn. Just remember to be careful with cooking and preparation. Refrain from adding salt and sugar so that you won’t negate their health benefits.
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