Every cell in the human body contains protein. The basic structure of protein is a chain of amino acids. You need protein in your diet to help your body repair cells and make new ones. Protein is also important for growth and development in children, teenagers, and pregnant women. Some plant foods also are high in protein, including quinoa, broccoli and nuts.
Making protein a part of your diet boosts metabolism and increases fat burning and lowers your blood pressure. It Increases muscle mass along with strength and is good for your bones too.
The Institute of Medicine recommends that all adults should consume 0.83 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight per day. This amounts to 56 grams per day for the average male and 46 grams per day for the average female.
Our Promunch bites, are a very tasty and healthy option as your source of protein even daily because of its delicious ingredients blended with protein. The protein intake with Promunch is stipulated and quantified so you can keep track of the amount you consume. A quantified and limited intake is very crucial as it may impose a metabolic burden on the bones, kidneys, and liver. Moreover, high-protein/high-meat diets may also be associated with increased risk for coronary heart disease due to intakes of saturated fat and cholesterol or even cancer.
Promunch will not only make your snacking healthy and guilt-free but it will also fulfil your necessary needs of protein. We aim to bring this little lifestyle change of healthy eating with a high protein snack because the majority of the food impurities are caused by the midnight snacking or snacking in between meals with unhealthy options like fried food or high calorie items.
Promunch helps you maintain your weight while sating your taste buds to the fullest with the soya snack mixed in finely blended spices and herbs for adding a unique zest to your snacking.
Best Vegetarian Sources of Protein
Being a vegetarian it is tough to consume the amount of protein that is provided by a few ounces/grams of meat. Most of the protein-rich items include non-veg food, which is why it becomes a slight hurdle when it comes to finding rich and wholesome vegetarian sources of protein. Here’s a little list that we have curated with a few items of vegetarian sources of protein that can be easily found;
- Lentils – It comprises 18 grams of protein per cooked cup (240 ml), lentils are a great source of protein. They can be used in a variety of dishes, ranging from fresh salads to hearty soups and spice-infused dahls. Lentils also contain good amounts of slowly digested carbs, and a single cup (240 ml) provides approximately 50% of your recommended daily fiber intake.
- Chickpeas and Most Varieties of Beans – Kidney, black, pinto and most other varieties of beans contain high amounts of protein per serving. Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are another legume with a high protein content. Both beans and chickpeas contain about 15 grams of protein per cooked cup (240 ml). They are also excellent sources of complex carbs, fiber, iron, folate, phosphorus, potassium, manganese and several beneficial plant compounds.
- Soy Milk/Soybeans – Soy is one of the most important sources of protein and it can be consumed in many forms such as milk or snacks. Promunch is a soy-rich snack that has upto 40-50% protein. The snack has a delicious twist because of the fine blended spices and flavours for an added touch to the taste. Promunch is a guilt-free protein loaded snack that will definitely elevate your mood while providing you the necessary proteins and goodness.
- Oats and Oatmeal – Oats are an easy and delicious way to add protein to any diet. Half a cup (120 ml) of dry oats provides you with approximately 6 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber. This portion also contains good amounts of magnesium, zinc, phosphorus and folate.
- Green Peas – The little green peas often served as a side dish contain 9 grams of protein per cooked cup (240 ml), which is slightly more than a cup of milk. What’s more, a serving of green peas covers more than 25% of your daily fiber, vitamin A, C, K, thiamine, folate and manganese requirements.