3 Fruits Rich in Protein

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Generally, fruits are not rich in protein. Rather fruits contain a high level of vitamins and minerals. But you can get relatively high protein from some fruits. Here are three of those.

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Raisins

Raisins can be a good source of protein. Because a 100 gram of raisins contains 3 grams of protein. You can get a sufficient amount of protein if you use this dried fruit in your recipe. Raisins are very popular in all the festive offerings. You can also use it while preparing your yummy desserts. These humble dried fruits are nothing but de-hydrated or dried grapes. So you can get the nutrients of grapes from these dried fruits.

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Guava

Guava is rich in fiber and other nutrients. It also contains a good amount of protein. A 100-gram portion of single guava contains 5 grams of fiber and 2.6 grams of proteins. This vitamin and protein-rich fruits can be applied in different salads. You also can prepare delicious juice with these green fruits.

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Dates

This sugary sweet fruit can be considered as a good source of protein. A 100-gram portion of dates contains 2.45 grams of protein. People of the Middle-eastern countries have been consuming these fruits as a staple for years. You can easily use it in your daily recipe to prepare a sweetening paste for milkshakes and baked goods as well.

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Usually, the sources of protein must have low levels of cholesterol and saturated fats. This is why people are searching for plant-based sources of protein to consume daily. The above-mentioned fruits can be considered as a good source of protein that you can enjoy.  You can pair those fruits with other healthier sources of lean proteins and can get the required amount of protein for your body. But you need to remember that these protein-rich fruits may not fulfill your daily recommended daily protein intake. You should consult with your health care provider before preparing your diet plan.