Find how much protein to eat per day, what foods are high in protein, and why protein is important.
This page provides lists of which foods have the most and least content of specific nutrients.
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.
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.
Find the latest news, plus links to overviews, clinical trials and research related to dietary proteins. Also in Spanish.
Read general information about protein, including food sources and recommendations for a healthy diet. Also in Spanish.
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.