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    12 fantastic protein foods

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    Looking for foods that packs a bit of a protein punch? Look no longer – we've created a list of common and healthy foods that contain a lot of protein.  

    Recent dietary research shows that a higher protein intake isn't just for bodybuilders and professional athletes. Anyone looking to lose weight can benefit from increasing how much protein they eat.  

    In our Protein Balance program we recommend getting at least 25 g of protein at breakfast and lunch plus another 40 g at dinner and 10 g with your snacks throughout the day.  

    Want to learn more? Take a look at our comprehensive guide to losing weight on a high protein diet

    Getting that much protein at every meal can be a challenge so we put together a list of which common foods that contain a good amount of protein. Please note these amounts are for a recommended serve of each food.

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    Lean beef (150 g raw)
    33 g protein

    Chicken (150 g raw)
    33 g protein

    White fish (150 g raw)
    30 g protein

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    Tuna (95 g can)
    19 g protein

    Milk (1 cup)
    10 g protein

    High protein milk (1 cup)
    15 g protein

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    High protein yoghurt (170 g)
    15 g protein

    Cheese (35 g)
    9 g protein

     Eggs (2 - 50 g each)
    12 g protein

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     Tofu (100 g)
    12 g protein

    Nuts (30 g)
    7 g protein 

     Legumes (½ cup)
    7 g protein