Sources of Protein

I found these sources of protein on a bodybuilding website:

Swiss cheese:

8 gm per 1 oz serving

Greek yogurt:

23 gm per 8 oz 0 fat plain

Sockeye salmon:

23 gm per 3 oz serving


6 gm – 1 large egg

Chicken breast:

24 gm – boneless skinless – per 3 oz

Turkey breast:

24 gm per 3 oz


8 gm per 1 cup

Peanut butter:

8 gm per 2 tbsp


8 gm per 1 cup


12 gm per 3 oz

Green peas:

7 gm per 1 cup


21 gm per 3 oz

Light tuna canned:

22 gm per 3 oz

11.6 gm per 3 oz


Author: Chris Bruni

Christina Bruni is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Left of the Dial. She contributed a chapter "Recovery is Within Reach" to Benessere Psicologico: Contemporary Thought on Italian American Mental Health. As well as an author and activist, Bruni is an artist and athlete.

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