non-fat greek yogurt, plain. fat-free shredded cheese (add to a salad), egg whites (mixed in a fruit smoothie) One thing to watch with protein is how much fat (fat gram is 9 calories, as opposed to 4 calories per gram of either carbohydrate or protein) sneaks in. You can hardly notice the fat is there, but it really jacks up the calories.
try your dark leafy greens. it may not show as much on your tracker and SP always is telling me that I am not getting enough, BUT the protein in dark leafy greens is something that your body can digest and convert easier than meat. i also get mine from nuts, seeds and nut butters as well.
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Using the food charts has really opened my eyes.I didn't realize how many carbs I've been consuming.Now that I'm aware of it I'm reading labels.Unfortunately,my protein level is very low.Does anyone have any protein quickies they can share?Thanks so much!! Deb
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