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Protein Rich Foods and
High Quality Protein Sources

Protein rich foods should come from high quality protein sources. 

Consuming foods that have complete proteins is what your body needs to build and repair itself. 

Essential proteins will be found abundantly in wild caught seafood and in protein rich foods from the animal kingdom.

Plant based foods contain a few of the essential proteins, but in general are not considered complete proteins. 

However, there are a few exceptions of plant based foods that will qualify.


Benefits of Protein are to supply the building blocks called amino acids. 

Amino acids are needed by your body to make proteins necessary for the growth and maintenance of your body tissues.

Learn about what happens to protein when you coagulate them and how that may contribute to becoming deficient in protein.

Find out if you are getting enough protein to meet your daily needs.  And if you have symptoms of a protein deficiency.


Protein Rich Foods

Bison Buffalo Meat is a sweet tasting red meat in spite of its intimidating appearance and it's a complete protein. 

100% grass fed bison is very high in vitamin B12, iron, and a special fatty acid called CLA.

Free Range Turkey is a very lean type of poultry that we only seem to eat during the holidays.

Turkey is a complete protein. 

The better tasting roasted turkey dinner comes from turkeys that roam freely on pastures. 

Wild Caught Salmon is a very healthy complete protein that comes with a high amount of Omega 3 fatty acids. 

Wild caught salmon is especially high in Vitamin D.

Protein in Eggs are a very digestible complete protein. 

The protein in eggs are easier to digest and break down than many other protein foods.

Healthy Protein is made from at least 20 different amino acids.

And these amino acids are linked together in various combinations.

The different types of proteins that can be made from these 20 or so amino acids is almost limitless. 

The best types of protein rich foods are pasture raised and grass fed animal foods along with fresh wild caught seafood.

Complete Protein Foods contain all 9 of the essential amino acids needed by adults and one more for infants, growing children, and special circumstances. 

Complete proteins must be supplied by your diet every day!

Low Protein Food includes plant based foods like legumes, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and grains that are not complete proteins. 

It can also include complete protein foods that are improperly combined.

Health Benefits of Almonds gives you the top two nuts highest in nut protein. 

Find out which one has the highest amount of anti-nutrients that will need to be deactivated before your body can use this protein.

Protein Rich Foods - Plant Based Foods

Hemp Protein is a complete protein plant based source that contains a high amount of functional proteins. 

This is a very controversial plant because it is related to marijuana.

Healthy Unhealthy Foods one of the most controversial plant foods that is a complete protein. 

Learn about major health issues associated with eating soybeans. 

Which are Many!

Quinoa Grain is an ancient grain that's actually a seed and happens to be gluten free. 

Quinoa is a complete protein plant based food because it contains all 9 of the essential amino acids.

Protein rich foods like quinoa can be a great replacement for rice. 

However, it's best to soak and ferment quinoa before cooking because it does come with its share of anti-nutrients.


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