Protein helps build and fix muscle fiber. Protein can come from animals or plants. It is made up of amino acids.

Types of protein sources
  • Animal sources
  • Plant sources

Animal Protein

Animal protein sources have all important amino acids. Protein from animals comes from: beef, chicken, fish, pork, and eggs.

Plant Protein

Protein protein sources are missing some important amino acids. Protein from plants comes from: nuts, beans, wheat, rice, tofu.

  1. Protein. Harvard School of Publish Health. Accessed December 5, 2020.