Top 8 Protein Weight Loss Foods

Tofu Tofu includes 90 calories and 10 grams of protein every ½ cup serving. 

Tempeh Fermented whole soybeans make tempeh high in protein and fiber. 

Legumes This wonderful plant-based protein source has eight grams of protein, fiber, iron, folate, and magnesium every half-cup.

Sardines Sardines' protein keeps you full, while their omega-3s lower inflammation and promote cardiovascular health. 

Shrimp Shrimp has 17 grams of protein per three-ounce meal and is 85% protein. 

Pork tenderloin Pork tenderloin defies the high-fat stereotype of pork. Pork tenderloin includes 120 calories, 22 grams of protein.

Cottage cheese Cottage cheese is a tasty snack or dinner ingredient. Cottage cheese offers 14 grams of protein and lots of calcium every half cup.

Greek yogurt Greek yogurt offers 23 grams of protein and 25% of your recommended calcium in one cup. 

A dietitian's 10 favorite weight-loss protein foods