Easy Sources of Protein

When building beautiful muscle Protein is essential!  You should get at least 1 gram of protein per pound that you weigh. 

Easy Sources of Protein

Supplements (protein powders):  200 Cals; 25.0 g Protein

Turkey Breast (4 oz; Oven Roasted):  140 Cals; 30g Protein 

Chicken Breast (4oz; Oven Roasted):  120 Cals; 25 g Protein

Milk (Skim; 1 Cup):  90 Cals; 8.4 g Protein

Egg (Whole):  78 Cals; 6.3 g Protein

Egg (White Only):  17 Cals; 3.6 g Protein

Pinto Beans:  250 Cals; 15 g Protein

Edemame Beans (1 cup):  100 Cals; 8.5 g Protein

Green Beans (1 cup):  70 Cals; 10 g Protein

Black-eyed Peas (1 cup):  150 Cals; 14 g Protein

Tuna Light (canned in water), 4 oz:  130 Cals; 28 g Protein

Quinoa (1 cooked cup):  225 Cals; 8 g Protein

Almonds (Approx 28):  169 Cals; 6.5 g Protein

Almond Butter (1 Tbsp):  100 Cals; 2.4 g Protein

Peanut Butter (1 Tbsp):  95 Cals; 4 g Protein

**These are approximate values.  Most have been gathered from labels from products that I use most often.