It is generally believed that fruits are not rich in protein, and their use is associated with fiber. However, even fruits can provide the body with protein and be included in the diet losing weight.
Here are some fruits that have lots of protein.
Raisins. According to the Ministry of agriculture, a serving of raisins in 100 grams contains 3 grams of protein. In addition, regardless of varieties, raisins are full of various mineral salts and biologically active compounds. The main ones are the b vitamins (B1, B2, PP), And beta-carotene, phylloquinone, phosphorus, iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium.
Figs. 100 grams of dates contain of 2.45 g of protein. In this part of dates also includes nutrients, vitamins and minerals that can bring many benefits to our organism: in particular, they improve brain activity, effective against colds and stress, help with hypertension.
The prunes. A serving of prunes weighing 100 grams gives 2.18 grams of protein. At the same time, prunes contain phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, sodium, calcium. Its consumption helps with constipation and abdominal pain, and protects against the development of hypertension and other problems with blood vessels and the heart.
Dried apricots. 100-Gromova portion of dried apricots contains 3.75 grams of protein, which is not so little at an average daily rate of protein for humans in 50 grams. Due to the abundance of potassium dried apricots may have a therapeutic effect for heart arrhythmia, and also has a diuretic effect, which makes it very useful for those who suffer from hypertension and edema.
Kiwi and banana. The protein content in them is almost the same: up to five grams per 100 grams of pulp. Kiwi has a high level of nutrients, improves digestion, and consumption of bananas activates the release of serotonin – the hormone responsible for good mood and quality of sleep.