Here are the 10 best protein sources

Egg Eggs are widely recognized as a nutritious source of protein. Eggs contain all nine essential amino acids the body needs and are considered a complete protein.

High-quality protein is found in chicken, with 31 grams per 3.5 ounces. Chicken provides all the amino acids needed for muscle repair, growth, and maintenance.

Salmon  Salmon is a fish rich in protein—a 3.5-ounce serving of cooked salmon provides around 22 grams of protein—and nutrients like selenium, B vitamins and vitamin D. 

Greek yogurt Greek yogurt typically contains around twice the amount of protein compared to regular yogurt—and often less sugar.


Lean beef Lean beef is considered a good source of protein. It is particularly valued for its high-quality protein content, which means it contains all the essential amino acids that your body needs. 

Lentil Lentils are a versatile legume providing an excellent plant-based protein source. (They're also an amazing comfort food in cooler months!) In one cooked cup of lentils, you’ll get around 18 to 20 grams of protein.

Quinoa Quinoa is a plant-based complete protein, containing all the essential amino acids your body needs. Quinoa is also rich in fiber, complex carbohydrates

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