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Carbs and Fats are cheap. Here's a Guide to getting your PROTEIN's worth. Fiber also...

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  • amusedmonkeyamusedmonkey Posts: 9,684Member Member Posts: 9,684Member Member
    CaitiBurts wrote: »
    How do I download this file? I would like to use it but it will not open other than to view......

    Btw this is mmus than amazing!!!!!

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    Or use the "save a copy" option to save to your google sheets.
  • stephbarber2012stephbarber2012 Posts: 1Member, Premium Member Posts: 1Member, Premium Member
    This looks quite impressive!! Thanks so very much!!!
  • AnnPT77AnnPT77 Posts: 12,815Member Member Posts: 12,815Member Member
    So many "need protein" threads lately . . . must be time to bump this puppy back to the 1st page, eh?
  • edyates81edyates81 Posts: 7Member Member Posts: 7Member Member
  • LynnJ9LynnJ9 Posts: 340Member, Premium Member Posts: 340Member, Premium Member
    andrikosDE wrote: »
    Below you can see the link to the Google Spreadsheet that I created containing 318 foods (as of 5th Sept. 2015) which shows the following:

    Column Title Meaning
    A P%Cal Rank Ranking of food by Protein Kcal / Total Cals (Highest is ranked 1st)
    B Food Food Name
    C Food Category 1 of 12 food categories
    D Kcal Caloric content of 100g of food (EU standard)
    E Protein Protein content per 100g of food (also doubles as a percentage)
    F Carb Carb content per 100g of food (also doubles as a percentage)
    G Fat Fat content per 100g of food (also doubles as a percentage)
    H Fiber Fiber content per 100g of food (also doubles as a percentage)
    I Grams Fiber/100kcal This is the fiber bang for your caloric buck information. Especially good for calorie restricted diets

    J Protein Quality This info is taken from the nutritiondata.self.com site. More info here: http://nutritiondata.self.com/help/analysis-help#protein-quality
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    K Nutrient Completeness info
    This info is taken from the nutritiondata.self.com site. More info here: http://nutritiondata.self.com/help/analysis-help#nutrient-balance-indicator
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    L P%Cal Percentage of how many calories of protein as compared to the total calories of the food. In essence this is the reason this spreadsheet exists.

    M-U Hidden columns. They contain all the ranking of columns B-K above and are used to calculate the overall ranking of the foodlist.

    V Rank of Rankings Takes all the rankings above (M-U) and averages the rankings. Highest average ranking (lowest number) is the top food based on the above criteria (Seafood, tuna) and bottom has the lowest (Food, Chocolate Dark 45-59% cacao). It doesn't mean that the bottom ranked food is "bad", it just means that it's not best bank for the buck in regards to the above criteria.

    There you have it.
    Have fun browsing the list.


    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12LrMGp8HiWl2FW-odoexKBMxeDTMUhwd4ooT6VoolJk/edit#gid=0


    PS If anyone wants to add more info, please let me know and I can provide you with editing privileges.

    This is such great information. Thanks
  • juliet3455juliet3455 Posts: 2,942Member Member Posts: 2,942Member Member
    @andrikosDE Not sure if you noticed this so thought I should alert you.
    shaneozouf wrote: »
    OK, I know this is an antiquated post by now. But you know that if you save a copy of the spreadsheet into google drive I can see all your other sheets. I see some sort of Budget on Sheet 3, a sheet called "run", and a fourth sheet called "copy_20150904". Just letting you know that there is some personal information here.
  • amusedmonkeyamusedmonkey Posts: 9,684Member Member Posts: 9,684Member Member
    Time for a bump.
  • joinn68joinn68 Posts: 481Member Member Posts: 481Member Member
    Thanks @amusedmonkey for the bump.
    I am reading the list and remember that grains are a source of protein! What with trying to limit carbs - not on a low carb diet just trying to consume more protein proportionnally without eating meats - I completely forgot that gluten IS a protein!
  • AnnPT77AnnPT77 Posts: 12,815Member Member Posts: 12,815Member Member
    Another week, more protein questions on the site ==> another bump.
  • AnnPT77AnnPT77 Posts: 12,815Member Member Posts: 12,815Member Member
    More bumping - lotsa protein questions lately.
  • kbeardmore22kbeardmore22 Posts: 299Member Member Posts: 299Member Member
  • AnnPT77AnnPT77 Posts: 12,815Member Member Posts: 12,815Member Member
    Bump-o-rama!
  • AnnPT77AnnPT77 Posts: 12,815Member Member Posts: 12,815Member Member
    I swear there must be at least half a dozen help with protein" threads right now. People, people, people: Read this thread!
    edited September 2017
  • Nony_MouseNony_Mouse Posts: 4,637Member Member Posts: 4,637Member Member
    AnnPT77 wrote: »
    I swear there must be at least half a dozen help with protein" threads right now. People, people, people: Read this thread!

    IKR??? What's with that? I mean, awesome that people are paying attention to their protein intake, but there certainly seems to have been an upswing in posts about it lately.
  • 9363493634 Posts: 7Member, Premium Member Posts: 7Member, Premium Member
    Useful info, straightforward. Thank you for doing this.
  • Nony_MouseNony_Mouse Posts: 4,637Member Member Posts: 4,637Member Member
    jdlobb wrote: »
    Nony_Mouse wrote: »
    AnnPT77 wrote: »
    I swear there must be at least half a dozen help with protein" threads right now. People, people, people: Read this thread!

    IKR??? What's with that? I mean, awesome that people are paying attention to their protein intake, but there certainly seems to have been an upswing in posts about it lately.

    A new challenge just started that rewards you for hitting your protein goals. It probably has people thinking about.

    Ohhhh, that would explain it!
  • Nony_MouseNony_Mouse Posts: 4,637Member Member Posts: 4,637Member Member
    @traceyroy54 just right click on each image and save them. Easy.
  • diannethegeekdiannethegeek Posts: 14,831Member Member Posts: 14,831Member Member
    AnnPT77 wrote: »
    I swear there must be at least half a dozen help with protein" threads right now. People, people, people: Read this thread!

    No one reads the stickies. I turned one of mine into a Dwayne Johnson appreciation thread a couple of months ago and I've yet to have more than two comments about it. Maybe bumps will help, but probably not.
  • AnnPT77AnnPT77 Posts: 12,815Member Member Posts: 12,815Member Member
    AnnPT77 wrote: »
    I swear there must be at least half a dozen help with protein" threads right now. People, people, people: Read this thread!

    No one reads the stickies. I turned one of mine into a Dwayne Johnson appreciation thread a couple of months ago and I've yet to have more than two comments about it. Maybe bumps will help, but probably not.

    Dang, I missed it! Guess I don't read the stickies, either. ;)

    But I did when I first joined. So good, so useful!
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