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Proteins

Find how much protein to eat per day, what foods are high in protein, and why protein is important.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Protein foods include both animal and plant sources. Find tips for including a variety of protein foods in your diet. 

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

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

HHS, Food and Drug Administration, 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.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine

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

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus Health Information

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