5 Foods With More Protein Than An Egg

By: Jigyasa Kakwani

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As per the United States Department Of Agriculture (USDA), one medium egg contains 5.54 grams of protein and 100 grams of eggs have 12.6 grams of protein.

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While many individuals rely on eggs as their primary source of protein, here are 5 vegetarian foods that have more protein than an egg.

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1. Soybeans

As per USDA, 100 grams of soybean has 36.5 grams of protein. To gain protein, cook a nice soybean curry or drink soy milk at least once a week.

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2. Buckwheat Flour

USDA says 100 grams of buckwheat flour contains 13.2 grams of protein. Also known as 'kuttu ka atta', it can be eaten in the form of pancakes, roti etc.

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3. Chia Seeds

As per USDA, 100 grams of chia seeds contain 16.5 grams of protein. Make tasty chia seed pudding, chia lemon water, and chia popsicles at home.

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4. Pumpkin Seeds

According to the USDA, 100 grams of pumpkin seeds contain 30.2 grams of protein. Snack on pumpkin seeds or add them to your breakfast bowls.

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5. Paneer

100 grams of paneer contains 15.9 grams of protein, as per the USDA. Now that's one more reason to enjoy your favourite paneer snacks and sabzis.

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