Updated: Apr 2, 2020
Athletes often a quick fix of protein and it can be difficult to find a food, as opposed to a supplement, to get that needed protein. Protein is suggested to be consumed at 25-40 grams per serving in a four-hour span. Finding a food high in protein that does not come with a heavy amount of calories is just as hard.
Our solution: Eggs.
A recommended amount of 3 eggs in a sitting would provide about 20-22 grams of protein and a modest 210 calories. Eggs are full of other beneficial nutrients including Vitamin A, B12, Folate, Riboflavin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorous, and Selenium. Eggs also carry antioxidants Lutein and Zeaxanthin which have eye-health benefits. It is considered one of the best protein sources with the most nutrients.
How can you eat them? There are a variety of ways to get eggs into your diet. Hard-boiled eggs, scrambled eggs, poached eggs, omelets, eggs benedict. Eggs can be added to stir fry's, wraps, sandwiches, and salads.
Eggs can be used for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and even a snack if needed! Its versatility of use is only matched by its nutrient-dense qualities.
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