Meat, Fish, Eggs, Beans and other Non-Dairy Sources of Protein
You need 2 portions a day
You need 2 portions of fish a week and 1 needs to be an oily fish (e.g. salmon, mackerel, sardines)
1 Portion is Equal to:
- 2 medium eggs
- 2-3 heaped tablespoons of beans or pulses
- In general, the size of a portion is the size of the palm of your hand
These are an excellent source of protein, iron and B vitamins.
They are essential for growth and repair of muscles.
Use to answer question 8.1b of the Care Certificate