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which type of meat is best for protein and which is the best way to cook it?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
There is no "one.": Poultry anf fish are usually lean, but not as dense as lean beef or pork (contain more water). All are great. Just make sure it is lean! best baked, grilled or sauteed, not fried!

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A 32-year-old member asked:

What is the best way to add variety to my lean protein sources?

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Which way to get protein tastes the best?

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What protein rich foods are the best?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 17 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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