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10 Best Muscle Building Foods

Everyone wants muscle. Maybe not necessarily the big body builder kind, but athlete build is not bad at all. It takes time and training consistency to build the type of muscles you want and the food you eat is just as important.

1. Milk

Milk is is nutrient dense, full of protein and contains essential amino acids. Ever heard the acronym G.O.M.A.D? Which stands for, a gallon of milk a day.
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2. Chicken

The chicken breast is low in fats, while the dark meat has higher fat content. The chicken is perfect for muscle building needs.
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3. Fish

As a low-fat high quality protein, fish is filled with important vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids.
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4. Peanut Butter

Calorie dense, packed with good fats and it has protein. An essential food for growing mass and muscle.
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5. Oatmeal

Eat a bowl for breakfast or mix it in with your post workout shake. This carb helps you power through training.
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6. Eggs

Eggs are inexpensive and have about 7-8 grams of protein per egg. Boiled, scrambled or pouched it doesn’t matter.
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7. Bananas

Bananas have three types of sugars. Fructose, sucrose and glucose, these sugars are prime for pre/post training.
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8. Turkey

9 grams of protein per ounce. Low saturated  fat content. Plus, it’s a fairly cheap meat.
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9. Sweet Potato

Easy to make and sweet to eat. Sweet potatoes are a complex carbohydrate with B vitamins.
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10. Almonds

This nut is a perfect snack for your muscles. Full of protein and fiber, almonds helps you feel full while repairing worn muscles.
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