High Protein Foods that are Lean

It is important to consume lean protein foods to build muscle while burning fat. Foods that are high in nutrition and low in fat are considered lean. Here are some foods that are good to consume.

Beans lentils and peas

They have no cholesterol, and the mineral they contain help control blood pressure.



Specifically cold-water fish such as salmon, mackerel and herring are high in omega-3 fatty acids-a type of fat that helps protect against cardiovascular disease.

Chicken and Turkey without skin

These are low in saturated fat and calories and high in protein


Red Meat

The key is to choose the leanest cuts of meats that has low saturated fat and more protein. Examples include:Round steak, top sirloin, ground beef that is at least 90% lean, loin chops and lamb.





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