Top Five Animal Protein-Rich Foods



Wondering which foods are rich in protein. Here’s the top five.

1. Eggs

An egg contains many minerals, including calcium, phosphorus, iron and potassium. In addition, all vitamins – apart from vitamin C – are included. The high-quality protein, which the body can almost completely utilize, speaks for the breakfast egg. The German Nutrition Society (DGE) recommends two to three eggs a week.

Protein content: 6 grams of protein per medium-sized egg.

2. Lean curd

Lean curd contains not only less than one percent fat per 100 grams but also a large amount of calcium. You can find delicious and varied recipes with low-fat curd here!

Protein content: 13 grams of protein per 100 grams of curd.

3. Greek yogurt

The particularly creamy and firm variant of normal yoghurt is above all low in carbohydrates and contains more protein. However, Greek yogurt also contains about ten percent fat per 100 grams.

Protein content: Depending on the manufacturer, eight to ten grams of protein per 100 grams of yoghurt.

4. Milk

In addition to healthy protein, milk also contains a high amount of calcium. In addition, there are vitamins A, B, C, D and E. Find out why whole milk is the better option compared to low-fat milk!

Protein content: three grams of protein per 100 grams of milk.

5. Chicken Breast

The fine chicken is very low in fat and provides a lot of protein. When preparing, however, you should always make sure that the meat is cooked through, otherwise there is a risk of a salmonella infection.

Protein content: 23 grams of protein per 100 grams of chicken breast.