Beef Biltong High Protein snacks is an increasingly popular source of protein for athletes. Beef Biltong High Protein snacks are also a good choice for those on a high protein diet such as body builders, or those following the Paleo or Ketogenic diets.
From its origin in South Africa, beef Biltong is a high protein snack that provides more than 50 grams of protein per 100g of beef Biltong. Beef Biltong is made from prime cuts of beef and because it is naturally high in protein, it makes a fantastic healthy choice for those on a high protein diet.
The beef biltong is air-dried which removes all excess water from the beef and makes it possible to give it such a high protein to weight ratio of around 50-60% protein. The biltong is sliced and packaged ready for customers to purchase. Our beef Biltong is extremely high in quality as it is sourced from only Canadian cattle. Our meat is sourced locally and complies with all the Canadian welfare standards and is free from growth hormones which can be found in products produced in other regions of the world.
It is also suitable for a large range of consumers including diabetics, gluten intolerance sufferers, and it has no artificial colourings.
When to eat Beef Biltong
This is an ideal post-workout snack as it contains all the essential amino acids for normal healthy functions. This allows your body to be nourished with the proteins it needs to grow and repair.
Our Biltong is high in the branch chain amino acids leucine, isoleucine and valine which are required for muscle protein synthesis that usually takes place for up to 72 hours post-workout. This means that these amino acids are largely absorbed into the body under demand from your muscles which will also aid recovery, therefore making our beef biltong ideal to eat regardless of your training goals.
Despite this being a great post-workout snack, it is an excellent food to have at any time during the day to increase your protein intake or to reduce hunger. In such easy-to- open packets, beef Biltong is very easy to consume whether the customer is at school, home or work.
It is often referred to as ‘easy protein’ as it is so simple to increase your daily protein intake by eating this tasty snack as no preparation of the beef is required. You simply have to open the packet and away you go!
Who is Beef Biltong for?
Due to the low calorie and carbohydrate profile it is also an ideal snack for pre-contest diets or if you are trying to lose weight, with only 300 calories per 100g and 0g of sugar. This makes beef Biltong a great way to increase your daily protein intake without adding unwanted sugar or carbohydrates.
Unlike many foods that are low in carbohydrates and fat, biltong is very tasty and can be purchased either in the original form, or if you fancy a kick of spice then there is also the flavoured options such as Chili & Lime or Spicy Chipotle, so that Biltong can be eaten day after day.