What’s the “Beef” with Soy P rotein?. By: Brent Fritsch. Introduction. ACSM Recommends protein intakes of 1.2-1.7g/kg body wt. for endurance and strength-trained athletes Some strength-trained athletes consume as much as 3.0g/kg body wt.
What’s the “Beef” with Soy Protein?
By: Brent Fritsch
Eggs—Two eggs scrambled, with no salt added contain 13.53 grams of protein, 204 calories and 14.9 grams of fat.
Beef--Six ounces of lean, chuck beef, braised contains 49.2 grams of protein, 505 calories and 32.59 grams of fat.
Chicken Breast--100 grams of chicken breast, roasted with skin contains 29.80 grams of protein, 197 calories and 7.78 grams of fat.
Fish – Cod--100 grams of cod cooked with dry heat contains 22.83 grams of protein, 105 calories and 0.86 grams of fat.
Cows Milk--One cup of whole milk(without added Vit A & D) contains 7.69 grams of protein and 149 calories
Cottage Cheese--Four ounces of low fat 2% cottage cheese contains 13.37 grams protein, 97 calories and 2.77 grams of fat.
Soybeans – Roasted--100 grams of roasted soybeans, with no salt, contains 35.22 grams of protein, 471 calories, 25.4 grams of fat and 17.7 grams of fiber.
Soy Milk--One cup of original, unfortified, soy milk contains 7.95 grams of protein, 131 calories, 4.25 grams of fat and 1.5 grams of fiber. Eggs
They found daily supplementation of soy protein, whey or a soy/whey blend resulted in an increase in lean body mass and did not negatively affect testosterone or estradiol levels in 41 male athletes engaging in a weight-training program.