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Best foods with the most natural protein for athletes?

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Dr. James Shoemaker
General Practice 41 years experience
Lean Meats: Lean meat like broiled fish or chicken has the highest protein to calorie ratio and eggs and non-fat cottage cheese are also excellent sources. Protein supplements like those based on whey or soy are expensive and have no advantages over the above.

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What protein rich foods are the best?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans.

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