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Raw Meat Vs Cooked Meat Protein
For nutrition principles, should meat be weighed before or after cooking? Does 4oz. Cooked meat have same protein as raw when keeping track?
Raw: Most diets consider pre-cooked weight. The same protein content is present after cooking, however the cooked protein is denatured due to the cooking process. Still has lots of value, just changed due to cooking. By physical chemistry definitions, the protein is no the same as precooked. By convention, cooked and raw are usually used interchangeably. The difference is likely negligible. ...Read more
There is no "one.": Poultry anf fish are usually lean, but not as dense as lean beef or pork (contain more water). All are great. Just make sure it is lean! best baked, grilled or sauteed, not fried! ...Read more
What happens if protein is going to be denatured in high temp, what happens to the proteins in meat when we cook it?
Also denatured: Most of the proteins are also denatured upon cooking. But your body makes better use of the component amino acids to create new proteins ...Read more
Many: Beans, including soybeans as well as nuts and seeds are excellent non-animal sources of protein. If you are not a strict vegetarian, eggs, cheese and milk are also good sources of protein. Soy and whey protein powders are also available allowing you to supplement your protein intake. ...Read more
PROTEIN: It is very important nutrient for growing kids. So give as much as they like. ...Read more
Many: Whole grains are a great source of protein, but the one with the highest protein content is quinoa. All beans, lentils, & peas, tofu & soy products, edamame, tvp and tempeh. Nuts, including peanuts, cashews, almonds and walnuts all contain protein, as do seeds like sesame seeds and sunflower seeds. Store-bought meat substitute products & seitan are rich in protein, as are protein shakes. ...Read more
Go ahead: However, please be sure that junior is adequately nourished otherwise, especially with the iron he needs. Despite all the pop claims and rhetoric, vegetarianism is dangerous unless you know exactly what you are doing, offers its participants little beyond feeling morally superior (which they may be), and it's especially dangerous for children. Please be well-informed in caring for your new baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are many!: People with different ethnic backgrounds and taste preferences rely on different sources of protein. These can be fish, eggs, chicken, dairy products such as cheese, yogurt, and milk, or vegetarian sources such as tofu and other beans and grains. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I turned vegeterian a few months ago and i just realized i really need to know about more foods that contain proteins, rather than meat.?
Lots of ways: Eggs are one of the best sources of protein. You can also drink protein shakes- either whey -based (from dairy) or vegan-based. Vegan protein shakes contain good quality proteins from sources such as pumpkin, hemp, brown rice, pea, etc. Certain nuts and seeds are also high in protein. ...Read more
Many choices: Beans, such as lima, pinto, blacked beans to name a few, are high in protein. Nuts also have protein, but you need to watch their fat levels, which make them higher in calories. Milk and dairy products have protein, go for low fat varieties. Egg whites are pure protein. Some grains like quinoa have some protein in them also. There's always tofu or tempeh which are man made protein substitutes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, however...: Meat does have more protein ounce per ounce, but beans are a good source of protein, cost less and have other nutritional benefits.See http://www.Intelihealth.Com/ih/ihtih/wsihw000/35320/75768/1477314.Html?D=dmthmscontent and http://healthyeating.Sfgate.Com/soy-beef-chicken-highest-percentage-protein-6357.Html and http://www.Nutribodyprotein.Com/protein-types.Php hemp seeds are a great source too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why?: Would you explain what exactly your concerns are? Some may be justified. ...Read more