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    Three neglected sources of protein

    Protein can also be found in these three neglected sources – quinoa, chia seeds, and peanut butter.

    Protein can also be found in these three neglected sources – quinoa, chia seeds, and peanut butter.

    – Quinoa is a good source of vitamins and minerals such as magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus. But this pseudocereals is also an excellent source of protein. Unlike other similar non-animal protein sources, quinoa contains all nine essential amino acids. One hundred grams contains 4 grams of this important substance and approximately 370 calories. Eat quinoa instead of rice and bread, add to salads, and you can make sweet snacks out of them.

    – Chia seeds are the best proof that powerful “weapons” come in small packages. These miniature seeds contain a significant amount of dietary fiber, iron, calcium, magnesium, and zinc. In addition, they are excellent sources of protein and omega 3 fatty acids and impose themselves as an inevitable ingredient diet of people who do not eat the food of animal origin. In two tablespoons of chia seeds contains almost 10 grams of protein. Do not eat them dry but first soak them for ten minutes in water, milk, yogurt.

    – Choose peanut butter carefully. Read declarations and buy jars that contain a high percentage of peanuts, and avoid those rich in sugars. One hundred grams of peanut butter contains as much as 32 grams of protein. If you want to strengthen your muscles, include the consumption of this delicious spread with daily workouts

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