What products of animal origin low-protein

There are some illnesses that require you to limit your protein intake. For example, phenylketonuria, in which the body does not digest the amino acid phenylalanine. It is therefore useful to know what foods little protein.

Very little protein is found in some fatty foods such as fat, butter. But there are a number of low-fat products are also poor in protein. It is, first of all, kefir, yogurt, milk, sour cream. Skim milk is especially valuable because of its proteins (though contained in a small amount) is very well absorbed by the body, approximately 80-90%.

Seafood is very little protein in the liver of cod. However, this product is extremely oily and high calorie, so it is consumed only in small quantities, especially to people who have excess weight.

But the meat and even fat (e.g., pork), and fish contain a lot of protein. So man is compelled to follow a low-protein diet, whether or not to exclude meat and fish from the diet, or minimize their use.

In any plant foods have little protein

The list of plant products, poor in protein, is quite wide. It is, first of all, the bread (rye and wheat), pearl barley, rice, pasta from flour of durum wheat. In addition, a small amount of protein in potatoes and many other vegetables (cucumbers, tomatoes, squash, cabbage – especially the Brussels and broccoli - asparagus, carrots, beets), greens – dill, parsley, cilantro, celery. Very few proteins in the watermelons. Lean protein and many fruits, especially citrus fruits – oranges, tangerines, grapefruits. But bananas and avocados quite a lot of proteins, so it is better not to eat.
There are almost no proteins in the seaweed. This product also contains many vital trace element iodine, so seaweed should be included in the diet.

Doctor's prescription (and if finances allow) is recommended to use a specially prepared low-protein foods and protein substitutes for medical.

Some people recommended to stick to a low-protein diet that is designed not for weight loss, and to maintain certain organs such as the kidneys. To appoint such a diet your physician may, based on the characteristics of your body and the results of the survey.