Proteins

MyPlate: Protein Foods

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Learn which foods make up the MyPlate Protein Foods Group and how much protein is needed for a healthy diet. Also see a photo gallery.


10 Tips: Vary Your Protein Routine

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Protein foods include both animal and plant sources. Find 10 tips for including a variety of protein foods in your diet. Available to print as a PDF. Also available in Spanish.


USDA Nutrient Lists -Reports by Nutrients

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

Create a list of common foods and their protein content. The list can be sorted either alphabetically or in descending order by nutrient content.


Protein (PDF | 240 KB)

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

Read about protein - what it does, where it is found, and how to use the Nutrition Facts Label to monitor the protein in your diet.


MedlinePlus: Dietary Proteins

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Find the latest news, plus links to overviews, clinical trials and research related to dietary proteins. Also in Spanish.


MedlinePlus: Protein in Diet

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Read general information about protein, including food sources and recommendations for a healthy diet. Also in Spanish.


Protein and the Body

The Oklahoma State Cooperative Extension

Ready about foods that contain protein, how the body uses protein, and general protein requirements.