Protein Foods

By: Mitchell, Rob, Austin, and Gabe

Serving Sizes for Men and Women

2-3 ounces of cooked meat, chicken, or fish, 6 ounces of eggs for men, and 1 ounce of beans

Men should have about 100 grams of protein a day while women should have from 50-70 grams of protein a day


Proteins give you carbohydrates, fats, amino acids, different B vitamins, vitamin E, iron, zinc, and magnesium

Different types of Proteins (Complete and Incomplete)

Sources of protein include meat products (hamburger, fish, chicken), dairy products (cheese, milk, yogurt, cottage cheese), eggs, tofu, lentils, and soymilk.

Complete- Complete proteins include meat, poultry, fish, dairy, eggs, and soy

Incomplete- Incomplete proteins include nuts, grains, fruits, and vegetables

Benefits and the Impacts Proteins Have On your Diet

Benefits and impacts that proteins have on your body are:

-Gives energy

-Building block for bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, blood, hair, and nails

-Creates enzymes, hormones, and other chemicals

Tips For Eating Proteins

1. Upgrade the protein on your plate

2. Don’t stress too much about protein quantity

3. Try eating no meat for a day or more

4. Eat soy with some self-control

5. Shift the balance between carbs and proteins