Online Protein Counter For Weight Loss


There is a lot of scientific work been done around the issues of protein use to support weight loss. Having a protein counter for weigh loss is a useful tool.

Building protein in your diet does a lot of very good things. It gives the body the tools it needs to build healthy muscle. We know that muscle burns more calories than fat does so if we can change fat weight for muscle weight we will burn more calories in our normal day to day activities and so controlling weight is easier,

While we are talking about this I should mention that bulky muscles require repetitive exercise under high weights. Some ladies are hesitant to use protein supplements for fear of bulking up. While protein promotes muscle growth you will not get growth in major muscles unless you exercise them. If you are not doing high weight, repetition exercise you will not bulk up big muscles,

Protein in the diet also reduces hunger so it is much easier to stay on a calorie-controlled diet if you are putting the extra protein into it.

With these thoughts in mind we then need to figure out how much protein we are going to need and where to get it from.

I have given here a list of foodstuffs that many people have in their diet so you can look though and get a feel of how much protein you are consuming and if you need more you can then use this as a protein-counter sheet to figure out what you are going to eat to get it.

Dairy Products
Milk, 1 cup = 8g protein
Cheddar/Swiss, 28g = 5g protein
Cottage Cheese, ½ cup = 12g protein
Yogurt, 1 cup = 7g protein

Meats
Chicken, 85g = 25g protein
Egg, 1 = 6g protein
Turkey Breast, 85g = 25g protein
Lean Red Meat, 85g = 25g protein
Lean Pork, 85g = 25g protein

Fish
Ocean Caught Fish, 113g = 25g protein
Tuna (water packed), 113g = 27g protein
Prawns, Crab, Lobster, Scallops, 113g = 25g protein

Nuts
Peanut Butter, 2 tbsp = 14 g protein
Walnuts, ¼ cup = 6g protein
Cashews, 28g = 5g protein
Almonds, 15g = 3.5g protein

Beans
Navy, Kidney, Pinto Beans, ½ cup = 7g protein
Soybeans, 1 cup = 10g protein

Other
Egg Whites 7 = 25g protein
Brown Rice, ½ cup = 3g protein
Lentils, ½ cup cooked = 9g protein
Whole-grain Pasta, ½ cup cooked = 3g protein
High Fibre Cereal, ½ cup = 4 g protein
Oatmeal, 1 cup cooked = 6g proten
Bread - Whole Grain, 1 slice = 4g protein
Olive Oil, 1 tspn = 4g protein
Olives, 10 large = 7g protein

Herbalife Foods
Formula 1 shake, 300ml milk = 17g protein
Soy Nuts, 35g = 11g protein
Protein Bars, 35g = 10g protein


Take this list of foodstuffs and play with it a little to see what suits your tastes and lifestyle best. Once you establish a way to increase your protein in a tasty and simple way then it is much easier to move to a higher protein, sustainable, diet.

It is simple to check your individual daily protein requirements with online calculators like the one on my websites.

Warren Tattersall has been a full time nutritional consultant for over a decade and works with people all over the world to help them improve their health, increase their personal energy levels and to use supplements to assist with diet related health issues.


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