4 Nutritious Foods For Strong Muscles!

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Published: Thursday, January 19, 2012, 14:08 [IST]

4 Nutritious Foods For Strong Muscles!

Strong muscles ensures a fit and healthy body. How can you get strong muscles without working out? Here are few nutritious foods which can help you get strong muscles and keep you healthy.

4 nutritious foods to get strong muscles:

Protein: Apart from protein shakes, you can include this nutrient in your diet for healthy and strong muscles. Amino acids in protein rich foods improves body growth and body functioning. Lean beans, almonds, spinach, fish, lean meat, lean beef, lobster, yeast extract, crabs and pulses are rich in protein.

Vitamins: Nutrient such as vitamins and minerals in food helps build strong muscles and stay fit. Include vitamins in your diet for a healthy and well maintained body. Due to workout and unhealthy lifestyle, vitamins from body are reduced therefore making you weak and lazy. Eggs, mushrooms, onions, meat, turkey liver, sweet potatoes, spinach, broccoli, carrots, asparagus, turnip greens, lettuce and cantaloupe are rich in proteins which build muscles.

Carbohydrates: A healthy body ensures strong muscles and bones. To have the perfect body weight, you have to include right fats and carbohydrates in your diet. This also reduces the risk of lose muscles and sprains. Omega 3 Fatty acids and monosaturated fats keeps the body fit, builds strong muscles and bones. Foods rich in carbohydrates are: wheat bread, pasta, white rice, barley, corn, oatmeal, spaghetti, pineapple, strawberries, dates and raisins.

Glutamine: Food rich in glutamine builds strong muscles and bones. The amino acids in glutamine is a natural supplement for a fit body. Glutamine also reduces stress levels. Cabbage, red spinach, parsley, dairy products, beef, chicken, pork and fish should be included in the diet.

These are few foods which should be included in your diet for strong muscles and fit body. Drink 1 liter water regularly. Water keeps the muscles lean, flushes out toxins and keeps the body hydrated.

Topics: healthy diet, fitness
 
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