Eggs as a Protein Source

16 02 2011

It is no secret that high-quality protein may help active individuals build muscle strength. One egg provides 6 grams of protein. Eggs provide the highest quality protein found in any food because they provide all of the essential amino acids our bodies need in a near-perfect pattern. While many people think the egg white has all the protein, the yolk actually provides nearly half of it.  Consuming eggs following exercise is a great way to get the most benefits from exercise by encouraging muscle tissue repair and growth.

© Randy Bird, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS

 

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16 08 2014
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