• We Find Australia’s Cheapest Source of Protein

The mission: To find Australia's cheapest source of protein.

The prerequisite: To have at least half its calories come from protein.

Measurements: Food weighed until it equals 100g of protein.

390g tuna chunks in brine

445 calories, 94% protein, $3.42

320g chicken breast

528 calories, 79% protein, $3.48

310g lean beef

552 calories, 72% protein, $4.65

340g turkey breast

527 calories, 77% protein, $6.18

20 slices cheese (Kraft free singles)

652 calories, 61% protein, $6.30

470g beef (extra lean mince)

661 calories, 65% protein, $6.58

460g lean pork

460 calories, 87% protein, $6.90

450g kangaroo steak

464 calories, 87% protein, $7.17

980ml frozen egg whites (package)

480 calories, 95% protein, $7.30

135g whey (WPC)

543 calories, 77% protein, $7.40

120g whey (WPI)

448 calories, 91% protein, $8.40

30 egg whites (fresh from egg)

426 calories, 97% protein, $12.25

320g low carb protein bar

1088 calories, 52% protein, $22.78

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