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Red meat, chicken or fish, know which has the most protein

Non-veg lovers usually consume red meat, chicken and fish. But o you know which of these three has the highest amount of protein?

Sakshi Verma Written By: Sakshi Verma New Delhi Published on: December 11, 2023 23:34 IST
Red meat, chicken or fish, know which has the most protein
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Red meat, chicken, or fish, know which has the most protein, it is important for non-veg lovers to know which is the better source of protein, red meat, chicken, or fish. Proteins help repair body cells and tissues. Not only that, but they are a great source of energy during digestion and building muscles, skin, cartilage, and bones. Therefore, the importance of having the right amount and kind of protein cannot be stressed enough. However, With so many protein options available, the underlying question that comes to almost everyone's mind is – what is the best source of protein for humans?

Red meat, fish, and chicken

There are different opinions in this regard, according to the facts, the amount of protein in animals i.e. meat, chicken or fish is more than that in plants. This means that animal protein is the most easily absorbed and digestible form of protein for humans. But it cannot be denied that animal protein sources such as meat, fish, and poultry are contaminated with antibiotics, artificial hormones, and chemicals, which have serious effects on human health in the long run. The unregulated mass slaughter of animals raised specifically for their meat is a cause for global concern because it persists over long periods.

High risk of adulteration of chemicals in animal protein

Fish and poultry farms often use hormones and antibiotic injections to raise better-looking stock. Eating meat saturated with these additives can have very serious health consequences. But, conclusive research indicates that a diet low in saturated fat is quite good for you and that red meat contains all the nutrients the human body needs. Red meat can help you burn fat because it contains ample amounts of stearic acid, which signals the body to burn fat.

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Seafood and freshwater fish are better sources of protein

When it comes to seafood and freshwater fish, they are an excellent source of protein, but the heavy metal content of these fish can be quite toxic when consumed in large quantities. Most seawater contains metals like mercury and arsenic and should be avoided. Wild salmon can be consumed a few times a week but not regularly. If you regularly consume fish, it is worth monitoring your blood for metal particles.

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