Protein Sources

Fish & Seafood – Highest Omega-3

To support the body’s immune system, the American Heart Association recommends eating fish with high omega-3 fatty acids at least twice a week. Farm-raised fish may be exposed to more chemicals and pollutants. Fish highest in omega-3 listed in order from left to right, top to bottom.

Other High Omega-3 Fish/Shellfish: Anchovy (Euro/Canned), Blue Fin Tuna, Atlantic Herring, Atlantic Mackerel, Rainbow Trout (US or Nordic), Mussels, Wild Eastern Oysters

Avoid or Limit Big Fish Due to Potential Exposure to Mercury and Pollutants: Shark, Swordfish, Tilefish, King Mackerel, Marlin, Bluefin and Bigeye Tuna Steaks, Orange Roughy

Vegetables – Highest in Protein (g/cup)

Dark green vegetables are a rich protein source and have cancer-protective properties. The chlorophyll in green vegetables has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Beans – Highest in Protein (g/cup)

Legumes and beans have cancer-fighting properties and help regulate your blood sugar. Beans are a great source of protein, fiber, B vitamins, calcium, potassium, and folate.