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Foods High in Protein

Some common high-protein foods are listed here. Protein helps wounds to heal and your body to fight infection and disease. It also helps to keep your muscles from getting weak. If you have any questions, pleae ask to speak withthe dietitian.

Supplements /Shakes

Serving Size

Protein per Serving
(grams)

Boost® 8 ounces 14

Boost® Breeze

8 ounces

9

Boost® Plus

8 ounces

14

Carnation® Breakfast
(regular or sugar-free)

made with
1 cup of milk

13

Ensure® Plus

8 ounces

13

Glucerna® Shake

8 ounces

10

Boost® Breeze

8 ounces

9

Wendy's® Frosty

 

8

McDonalds® milkshake

10 ounces

11

Burger King® milkshake

1 serving

11

Dairy Queen Blizzard®

small

9-11

 

Food

Serving Size

Protein per Serving(grams)

Soybeans

½ cup

14

Veggie or soy patty

1

11

Greek yogurt

½ cup

9–12

Chicken breast

1 ounce

9

Pork tenderloin

1 ounce

9

Pumpkin seeds

1 ounce

9

Lentils

½ cup

9

Milk (any type)

1 cup

8

Beef

1 ounce

8

Egg substitute

¼ cup

7.5

Cottage cheese

¼ cup

7

Tuna packed in water

1 ounce

7

Canned beans (kidney, cannellini, garbanzo)

½ cup

6–7

Peanuts

1 ounce

6–7

Fish

1ounce

6–7

Egg

1

6–7

Sunflower seeds

1 ounce

6

Lunch meats

1 ounce

5–6

Tofu, firm

¼ cup

5

Peanut butter

1 tablespoon

4

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