Meat from fish, chicken, beef, and wild game offers its own specific array of vitamins, nutrients, and protein profile. A workout warrior looking to build muscle should keep these top protein sources stocked, or at least on rotation throughout the year.
Here’s a list of 20 top foods for carnivores looking to improve their physiques and stay in great shape.
Top 20 High-Protein Meats to Help You Build Muscle
Yellowfin tuna is low on calories (93 per 3oz), low on fat (.42g), and high in minerals like antioxidant-rich selenium, potassium, and niacian—the B-vitamin that helps your body create energy from all the fat, carbs, and proteins you eat, and promote good blood circulation and proper nerve function. These meaty swimmers have a ton of high-quality protein, and can be enjoyed raw (it’s popular in sushi; though if you don’t know what you’re doing, maybe leave it to the pros), or pan-seared with salt, pepper, and spices such as chili powder, garlic powder, and coriander. Protein (3 oz.): 25g
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