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6 Superfoods That Are Surprisingly High in Protein, Say Dietitians

Eggs are also loaded with more than a dozen vitamins and minerals, including choline, selenium and vitamin D. 

Eggs

Not only are people getting protein when they eat these nuts, but they are also getting a boost of antioxidants, fiber, and phytonutrients.

Pistachios

Lean beef is one of the best sources of zinc and iron—two nutrients that many people are not getting enough of in their diets.

Lean beef

This high-protein superfood is not incredibly satiating, but it's high-fiber content lends itself to supporting healthy digestion. 

Lentils

Salmon is a source of high-quality protein that also fuels the body with good fats and a slew of micronutrients.

Salmon

Chickpeas are also considered a complete protein because they contain all essential nine amino acids our bodies need, but cannot make on their own.

Chickpeas

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