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Protein rich foods provide many important nutrients. Choose a variety including seafood, lean meats and poultry, eggs, legumes (beans and peas), nuts, seeds, soy products, and low/non-fat dairy products.

Prepare protein rich foods with little added salt and saturated fat (butter, cheese); experiment with new herbs and spices.

 

 

 Good sources of lean protein:


Fish and shellfish
Beans
Eggs (in moderation)
Nut butters
Lean meat and poultry
Low and non-fat dairy products
Poultry without skin

 

HNRCA nutrition research:

Learn about the effects of protein on muscle loss here.