Healthy Diet The Best Bodybuilding Foods  

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List of the best bodybuilding foods, as ranked by bodybuilders and health food professionals. Becoming a bodybuilder is hard work both mentally and physically. Anybody can lift weights, but it takes much more dedication to commit your life and body to the bodybuilding lifestyle. Part of the bodybuilding lifestyle is deeply connected to food. Without the right diet,bodybuilders cannot reach their full potential. Bodybuilders need to constantly think about getting enough protein, the right amount of carbohydrates, and staying away from foods that are bad for muscles. Muscle-building food often contains antioxidants, omega-3, and other essential nutrients.

While many bodybuilders opt to take supplements that are designed to help build muscles, by sticking to a diet of the foods on this list bodybuilders can get all the vital nutrients they need. This list includes everything from fish with the fish oil and omega-3 that keeps away inflammation of the muscles to almonds which contain fiber, protein, vitamin E, and vitamin B, which help with energy metabolism.

What are the best foods for bodybuilders? This list contains every food that a bodybuilder needs every day to ensure they’re healthy overall, full of energy, and ready for the day’s tough workout. If your favorite bodybuilding food isn't on the list of the best body building foods, make sure to add it.

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63 15
Egg Whites is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

2
74 23
Chicken meat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

3
36 10
Tuna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

4
28 6
Broccoli is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

5
37 14
Banana is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

6
25 7
Salmon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

7
34 16
Oats is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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23 8
Avocado is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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27 13
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

10
18 7
Olive oil is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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21 10
Lean Ground Beef is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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23 12
Almond is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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24 15
Peanut butter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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17 9
Brown rice is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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13 7
Filet mignon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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14 11
Black Beans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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11 8
Sweet potato is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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10 7
Walnut is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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9 7
Pecan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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13 12
Greek yogurt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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11 10
Top Round Steak is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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11 10
Cod is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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10 9
Flax seed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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12 12
Trout is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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11 11
Beet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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11 11
Cottage cheese is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

27
9 9
Mackerel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

28
7 8
Swordfish is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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9 11
Pineapple is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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8 10
Kidney beans is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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7 9
Pollock is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods
Pollock

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6 8
Blueberry is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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10 13
White rice is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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6 9
Whole wheat bread is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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6 9
Turkey bacon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

36
12 16
Chocolate milk is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

37
5 8
Flounder is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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4 7
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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7 11
Sardines in oil, tinned is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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7 11
Navy Beans is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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5 10
Cashew is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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5 11
Pork tenderloin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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7 14
Kimchi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

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3 10
Raspberry is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods

45
3 10
Sea Bass is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Bodybuilding Foods