What kinds of food have protein?
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Foods with Protein


Proteins are foods that your body can use as building blocks to make muscle or skin or bones. Some foods that have a lot of protein in them are eggs and meat and cheese and beans and fish.

In the ancient world, most people couldn't afford to eat a lot of meat or fish, so they got most of their protein from eggs and beans and cheese. If you ate a lot of bread, you would also get enough protein from the bread.

Learn by doing - a project with protein

More about protein molecules

Bibliography and further reading about protein:

Nutrition: What's in the Food We Eat, by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent and William Munoz (1992). Easy reading.

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Professor Carr holds a B.A. with high honors from Cornell University in classics and archaeology, and her M.A. and PhD. from the University of Michigan in Classical Art and Archaeology. She has excavated in Scotland, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and Tunisia, and she has been teaching history to university students for a very long time.

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