Sources of High Protein

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By Anandi Yalavarthi

Want to build muscle, hormones and enzymes or grow hair or get good looking skin?

Protein is your answer

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While egg is a complete source of protein, they aren’t the only source

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Chickpeas

Provides nearly 8gms of protein per ½ cup

They’re best known these days as a base for Hummus

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Cottage Cheese

12gms per ½ cup. Pair with any fruit or as a secret ingredient in pancakes.  Low-fat cottage cheese to keep healthy

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Almond Butter

7gms in 2 tablespoons.  Pre-workout fuel.  Easy to make at home.

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Cheddar Cheese

7gms per ounce.  But keep your portions small or choose a low-fat version.

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8gms protein in ½ cup

Cook faster than beans

Lentils

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Pumpkin Seeds

8½gms per ounce.  Eat a handful with an apple or stir them in an oatmeal

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Shrimp

4 ounces of these shellfish has more than 17gms of protein.  Toss grilled shrimp into pasta with marinara sauce for a fast, protein rich meal

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Quinoa

7½gms protein per cup.  It tastes rather bland, so add to salads or grain bowls.

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If you are looking for high-protein food, these options provide more than 6gms

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