Protein is a crucial
Protein is also a key
However, keep in mind, if you are building lean muscle mass, you need a healthy amount of calories! So consuming a fattier type of protein, is not always a bad thing. Although, you must be aware of the different types of healthy fat. For example,
Here are some tips for choosing the best cuts of protein...
CHOOSE CHICKEN BREAST OVER CHICKEN THIGHS
Any meat from the chicken breast is very lean. The darker the meat from the chicken, for example, wings and thighs, contain much more fat. Therefore, go for the
AVOID EATING PROTEIN SKIN
Yes, we know the skin is the most delicious part, however, it is full of oils and grease. For those that are calorie
LOOK FOR LOIN
If you are ever in doubt about which the leanest cut of the protein, look for
If you are looking or a vegetarian or plant based protein, there are many to choose from. The top low fat and nutritious plant based sources are:
- Plant based protein powders
- Grain Quinoa
THE LESS LEGS THE ANIMAL HAS, THE LEANER THE PROTEIN
This is not always the
Just understand it this way...
Plant proteins, no legs - VERY LEAN
Fish, have fins, no legs - VERY LEAN
Cows and Pigs have 4 legs - LESS LEAN
However, as mentioned, this may not always be the case, prawns have ten legs and octopuses have eight - they are both very lean proteins.
Just keep in mind...
Ensure you avoid cooking methods such as frying them in
We hope you have now understood protein types and cuts that little
We do recommend still having real food protein sources, however, a protein powder is a very easy,
If you are
If you are Vegan you can choose...