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10 Dietitian-Ranked Healthy Proteins #TheFitHappyMinute

Protein is often seen as the golden child of macronutrients, and has, for the most part, escaped the rocky reputation fat and especially carbohydrates have received in the last few decades.

Indeed, eating enough protein is important for building and repairing muscle tissues and making enzymes and hormones that regulate metabolism. But not all protein is created equal. Quality protein should have a high bioavailability, meaning your body can absorb and utilize it efficiently, and it should contain other important nutrients like fiber, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Quality protein can come from plant and animal sources, and getting a variety of both makes for a balanced, plant-forward diet.

Read more to know the list of the top 10 protein sources to include in your regular meal or snack rotation!

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