High protein meats
Protein in meat is one of the best sources of protein, whether it is red meat or lighter coloured meat, and it contains all the amino acids needed for a healthy body.
High protein meats are generally the unprocessed cuts, although processed meats do still offer a good meat protein content.
Try to eat your meat as lean as possible, so grill or bake to benefit from the protein without putting on the pounds.
If you are stuck for cooking ideas simply do a quick search as there are many healthy recipes for cooking meat which will give delicious results without going near that frying pan!
How much protein in meat?
The protein content varies between each type of meat. Use our list of high protein meats below:
|Beef Fillet Steak||20.9g||0g||7.9g||648kJ (155kcal)||Chicken Breast (Skinless)||23.5g||0g||1.7g||462kJ (109kcal)||Crab meat||18.1g||trace||0.5g||330kJ (80kcal)||Turkey Breast (Skinless)||22.3g||0g||1.2g||425kJ (100kcal)||Venison (Deer meat)||30.21||3.19||158|