JACOB ADAMI, AIDEN RAHAMAN, REGAN SHATTO, JAIDA HALL
PROTEIN FUN FACTS
magnesium is used in building bones and releasing energy from muscles. zinc is necessary for biochemical reactions and helps the immune system function properly.
This chart lists specific amounts that count as 1 ounce equivalent in the Protein Foods Group towards your daily recommended intake.
- Chili with kidney or pinto beans
- Stir- fried tofu
- Split pea, lentil, minestrone, or white bean soups
- Baked beans
- Black bean enchiladas
- Garbanzo or kidney beans on a chef’s salad
- Rice and beans
- Veggie burgers
- Hummus (chickpeas) spread on pita bread
9-13=5 ounce equivalents 19-30=5 1/2 ounce equivalents
14-18=5 ounce equivalents 31-50=5 ounce equivalents