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What are good sources of protein?

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Good sources of protein include:

  • Lean cuts of beef, pork, lamb, and other meats
  • Fish and shellfish
  • Beans and peas
  • Tofu and other soy products
  • Chicken, turkey, and other poultry
  • Eggs
  • Nuts and seeds (use sparingly)

From: What Is MyPlate? WebMD Medical Reference

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News release, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

USDA: "MyPlate Background," "Dietary Guidelines 2010."

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American Academy of Family Physicians: "MyPlate Food Guide."

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on October 22, 2017

SOURCES:

News release, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

USDA: "MyPlate Background," "Dietary Guidelines 2010."

Choose MyPlate.gov.

American Academy of Family Physicians: "MyPlate Food Guide."

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on October 22, 2017

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