Foods That Are Almost Pure Protein

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The breast is the leanest part. Three ounces (85 grams) of roasted, skinless chicken breast will provide you about 27 grams of protein and 140 calories

 Chicken breast

It also contains high amounts of tryptophan. This amino acid helps synthesize serotonin, an important neurotransmitter.

Turkey breast

Most of the vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants in eggs are found in the yolk. However, egg whites contain at least 60% of the protein in an egg.

Egg whites

Dried fish has many benefits. For example, it’s also loaded with vitamin B12, potassium, magnesium, selenium, and other nutrients

Dried fish

It’s not only high in protein but also low in calories, carbs, and fat. Three ounces (85 grams) of shrimp contain 12 grams of protein and only 60 calories


Three ounces (85 grams) of cooked yellowfin tuna packs about 25 grams of protein and only 110 calories 


Halibut is another fish that is a great source of complete protein. Half of a fillet (159 grams) of halibut provides 36 grams of protein and 176 calories