Sources of protein: Best sources of protein for Vegetarians and Non-Vegetarians. WATCH VIDEO.

Publish Date: 26 Aug, 2021 |


Proteins are regarded as the building blocks of life. Every cell in the human body contains protein. The basic structure of a protein is a chain of amino acids.

Protein is present in everybody cell, and an adequate protein intake is important for keeping the muscles, bones, and tissues healthy. It is highly important for pregnant women for the proper growth of the baby and the mother.

Protein plays a vital role in many bodily processes, including:

  • blood clotting

  • fluid balance

  • immune system responses

  • vision

  • hormones

  • Enzymes

How much protein does a person need?



Protein Required

child aged 1–3

13 g

child aged 4–8

19 g

child aged 9–13

34 g

female aged 14–18

46 g

male aged 14–18

52 g

female adult aged 19+

46 g

male adult aged 19+

56 g



Sources of protein

Protein is an important part of a healthy diet. It is important to include food high in protein in our regular diet. They help in:

  • Increases muscle mass and strength

  • Help in building hormones and organs

  • Good for bones

Best sources of protein/protein ke sabse ache source

  • I glass of Milk = 8 grams 

  • 1 egg = 6 grams

  • Lentils = 18 grams

  • Chicken breast = 31 grams

  • Oats = 11 grams

Vegetarian protein sources 

  • Lentils = 18 grams

  • I glass of Milk = 8 grams 

  • Oats = 11 grams


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