Fats & Proteins Month

Good proteins

 How much protein do you need in a day? 

About 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight, or 0.36 grams per pound. This amounts to: 56 grams per day for the average man. 46 grams per day for the average woman.

What protein does to your body?

Hair and nails are mostly made of protein. Your body uses protein to build and repair tissues. You also use protein to make enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals. Protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood.

Which vegetables have more protein than meat?

Broccoli. Per calorie, broccoli has more protein than beef, which about 4.5 grams per 30 calories. Broccoli is also packed with amino acids, fiber, Vitamin B6 to improve your mood and is one of the best vegetables linked to fightingcancer

It's important to eat the right amount and the right kind of protein to get its health benefits.

  • Seafood. Seafood is an excellent source of protein because it's usually low in fat. ...

  • White-Meat Poultry. ...

  • Milk, Cheese, and Yogurt. ...

  • Eggs. ...

  • Beans. ...

  • Pork Tenderloin. ...

  • Soy.

You can always ask in class for advice. We are here to help.

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