9 Best High-Protein Foods for Building Lean Muscle

Chicken breast

Chicken breast is such a popular choice among weightlifters that it's almost a cliche, but it really is a great choice for growing lean muscle.

Greek yogurt

You can put it in a shake, spread it on pancakes, or use it instead of sour cream. No matter how you eat it, the high-protein Greek yogurt will be good for you.

Greek Tofu

In recent years, vegan and vegetarian power lifters have busted any myths about soy foods failing to fuel muscle growth.


Creatine is used by many weightlifters as a supplement to their foods because it helps build muscle by pulling water into muscle cells. 


It's no wonder eggs have become a dietary staple for anyone looking to bulk up on lean muscle.


We'll agree that beans don't have full protein, which means they don't have all of the amino acids that the body needs. 


A 107-gram can of tuna has 20 grams of protein, making it a convenient lunch or snack. But you can use fresh tuna for even more protein and a more elegant dinner display.