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What Foods Help Build Muscle Mass?

Building a muscle can be done in many ways.  You can go to the gym and do weight lifting or use dumbells to build muscle.  But some people suggest that eating foods that are rich in protein while exercising can help you build up your muscles.  Eating lots of protein will help you build your muscle and make a person gain more strength.  But some people does not know what kind of foods are rich in protein or they just do not have time to look it up or do not have time to buy in supermarkets.

Foods that are rich in protein are eggs, red meat, salmon, quinoa, and etcetera.  Eating whole eggs can be helpful to build muscle. The yolk contains at least half of the protein in the whole egg, vitamins and some cholesterol for testosterone.  Red meat or beef is also high in protein, cobalamin, zinc, iron and is also good for the heart.  Salmon, preferably wild salmon is rich in proteins and based on a study, the amino acid in the body is used to produce more proteins in the body therefore increasing the muscle mass. These foods will help an individual in weight lifting because it increases muscle bulk and provides more strength.

Other foods that help build muscle mass are mixed nuts, cherries, yogurts that are low fat and not frozen yogurts, fish oil or olive oil, broccoli, spinach, carrots, apples and tomatoes. When all of these foods are put together, they will make a person not healthy but will be able to do weight lifting without any worries because they have the nutrients needed to help them gain more strength.  These foods contains omega – 3, lycopene, vitamin C, fiber, potassium, magnesium, polyunsaturated fats, vitamin E, beta carotene and a good source of anti oxidants.  Healthy foods will help you build a strong muscle and will make you healthy but you should maintain it and be diligent in eating the right kinds of foods because it will make you more active, alert and lively most of the time.  You will benefit a lot if you follow it step by step.

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