Super Proteins

Kake2Kale’s Favourites

Egg – Nature’s near perfect food. Contains a wide range of vitamins, such as vitamins A, D, E, choline, B12, as well as protein, lutein and zea-xanthin. Try to purchase Omega 3 eggs, to make it even more of a superfood.

Clam – Tops the list as a source of B12 but they are also an Omega-3 and iron-rich food.

Oyster – Contains protein, high amounts of iron, and Omega 3 as well as calcium, zinc and vitamin C.

Mussel – Similar to oysters in nutrition.

Salmon – Contains Protein, Omega 3, a high amount of vitamin B12, vitamin D and selenium.

Scallop – An excellent source of B12, magnesium and potassium – all great for cardiovascular health.

Shrimp – Loaded with Vitamin D, B3, zinc and many other nutrients.

Cod – Contains Protein, Omega 3, vitamin B12, B6.

Tofu – Rich in protein, high in iron, copper, selenium, calcium.  Tofu is high in isoflavones that behaves like estrogen, which is very helpful for women who are in menopause, when estrogen levels are in decline, which may cause night sweats, weight gain for example.

Turkey – Contains Protein, iron, zinc, phosphorus, potassium and B vitamins. It is also a lean protein, if you don’t eat the skin.

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