10 High Protein Foods

We’ve all heard that protein is an important part of a healthy diet.  Getting enough protein helps support muscle growth, boosts energy levels, and keeps you feeling full throughout the day.  Try eating a variety of these foods to help maintain a healthy diet and feel your best.

Greek Yogurt: Creamy and full of good bacteria for your gut, Greek yogurt is a great source of protein.

Eggs: Whether boiled, scrambled, or in an omelet, eggs are always a solid source of protein.

Chicken Breast: Grilled or baked, chicken breast is a lean protein powerhouse.

Beans: Black beans, kidney beans, and chickpeas are excellent plant-based protein options.

Quinoa: This ancient grain is not only high in protein but also rich in fiber and nutrients.

Salmon: High in omega-3 fatty acids that are good for you, salmon is a healthy protein choice.

Tofu: Made from soybeans, tofu is a great vegetarian protein option.

Cottage Cheese: Low in fat and high in protein, cottage cheese is a nutritious snack.

Nuts and Seeds: Almonds, walnuts, chia seeds, and flaxseeds are tasty and high in protein.

Lean Beef: Choose lean cuts like sirloin or tenderloin for a protein-packed meal.

Getting enough protein in your diet can help you feel your best.  Being sure to drink enough water each day too, as that is an important part of good health.  The Vivent Health food pantry staff are available to answer questions and help you find the kinds of food that will help you feel good.  Stop by the pantry anytime!  Our knowledgeable staff are here for you.