Best Foods for Your Diet (Part 1)
Dieting is not just count the number of calories. You should also make sure to get quality nutrition and inadequate diet of various foods that you consume. If you see the variety of the best foods for diet from all over the world, you will find many types of food. But we will explore the best diet is relatively available around us.
In this first part we will discuss about the foods that contain protein and its benefits for your diet. There are several important food sources of protein that the body needs for muscle building process and improve your health. Sources of protein foods include, among others:
Tuna contains high quality protein and essential are easily digested. 100 grams of meat grilled tuna contains about 24 grams of protein. Tuna also contains omega-3 fatty acids consisting of DHA and EPA are very good for maintaining heart health. Tuna is also rich in mineral selenium, magnesium, potassium, and niacin, vitamin B1 and B6. It is advisable to consume meat at least 30 grams of tuna a day or two servings per week.
* Fat-Free Beef (Lean Beef)
Beef is rich in protein (meat 27gr/100 g), various types of B vitamins, creatine, growth hormone, iron, and much more. All these nutrients work together to form a fat-free muscle tissue, increase ATP, and make you able to train for longer loads. The content of cholesterol and iron can boost your testosterone levels to prevent the accumulation of fat in the body.
* Meat Goat
Goat meat is also rich in vitamins, minerals, zinc, iron, phosphorus, selenium, and copper. Even more goat meat is generally lower in fat and lower calories than beef. Unfortunately goat meat contains more cholesterol than beef. Therefore advised to consume goat meat taste or varied with beef to your diet. Limit consumption of goat meat is also for those who suffer from high blood pressure.
* Poultry Meat
As one of the athletes bodybuilding staple food, poultry meat diet suitable for the formation of muscle, bulking, or cutting. Avoid cooking by frying or you will lose a lot of nutrition like protein (29 g gr/100 for chicken breast meat) with a variety of essential amino acids, selenium, niacin, vitamin B6, and omega-3 fatty acids and various other nutrients. For this type of chicken breast meat, try to choose from chicken because it is more nutritious and healthier.
* White Chicken Eggs
100 grams of boiled egg white contains 12.6 grams of protein, rich in selenium, riboflavin, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B12, B6, vitamin A, folate, iron, zinc, phosphorus, and various other nutrients. Although the type of protein is absorbed slowly by releasing protein 3 hours after consumed yet ready to form the muscle tissue of the body perfectly.
* Cottage Cheese (Cottage Cheese)
Contain plenty of protein casein is separated when consumed regularly (12 gr/100 gr cottage cheese). Therefore, ideal eaten before bed to supply the protein intake during sleep so as to prevent catabolic muscle. Rich in calcium, riboflavin, vitamin A, B6, B12, selenium, and is a natural source of glutamine. Cottage cheese is also low in calories, low in carbohydrates and low in fat (only 5 per cent) making it very suitable as a diet food.
* Green Beans
100 grams of boiled green beans contains 7 grams of vegetable protein. Besides green beans are rich in fiber glut of food, improve digestion and prevent constipation. Green beans are also low in carbohydrates and virtually fat free. Bonus again, green beans rich in essential fatty acids, so good for controlling cholesterol. Not to mention the content of various vitamins, minerals, active enzymes, and antioxidants. It is clear why the green beans are very suitable as one of the best diet foods.
* Low-Fat Cow’s Milk (Skim Milk)
Low-fat cow’s milk contains whey protein and casein protein of high quality. One of the main benefits of whey protein is able to increase the synthesis of proteins that are useful for the formation of fat-free muscle tissue. While the casein proteins are released at regular intervals so that is constantly able to keep the needs of the amino acid intake in order not to catabolic muscle. The content of lactose in cow’s milk also acts as the sugar is released periodically so that it remains safe for your diet program. Not to mention various other nutrients such as calcium, vitamin D, vitamin K, a potent antioxidant (in the form of lactoferrin), and CLA are prepared to maintain overall body health.
* Soy Milk
For those of you who are allergic to lactose in cow’s milk or you are a vegetarian and do not consume cow’s milk, soy milk is the best alternative. With a basic ingredient of soy, soy milk guaranteed free of lactose and cholesterol. Protein content is also high enough to ensure adequate intake of protein for growth and development of muscle tissue, the formation of body cells, keeping durability, and repair damaged tissue. Soy milk is known to contain flavonoids that are useful to prevent various diseases by protecting body cells from free radicals caused by the body’s physiological processes and environmental influences.
Here’s an example of good food sources of protein you eat when you diet. In addition to protein, there are other nutrients that are not less important for your diet, namely complex carbohydrates and healthy fats, which we will peel in a next article. Congratulations on a diet!
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