Protein-rich meals for muscle health

A guide to spreading your protein intake across the day for muscle health.

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Why do we need protein?

 

 

Why is protein important at every meal?

Having protein at every meal across the day makes it easier for the body to use protein and optimise the benefits gained from physical activity.
 

Which protein food is best?

Protein foods also provide essential nutrients important for good health. Choosing a variety of different proteins is an easy way to get enough of these nutrients.

 

How to get enough protein at each meal?

You will need one portion of protein to make a protein rich meal. This portion size guide explains 3 ways to make up one portion of protein by choosing different types and amounts of a variety of foods.

 

Meal Ideas

These are some examples of how you can mix and match different sources of protein to make up one portion in your meal.
Get creative!