Power Foods

5 Power Foods for Size and Strength

When it comes to the infinite number of foods that you can put in your body, there are a few that stand out that will help you get bigger and stronger.

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When it comes to the infinite number of foods that you can put in your body, there are good foods and there are bad foods. Clearly, you know to avoid the bad foods whenever possible, but when it comes to choosing the very best foods for your physique goals, that’s an even harder decision. We are here to make it easier for you to find the best of the best–we call them Power Foods.

1. EGGS

  • WHEN: Any regular meal
  • WHY: The perfect protein, eggs are loaded with cholesterol, typically thought of as an evil food ingredient, but in reality, full of positive benefits, such as maintaining testosterone levels and the integrity of muscle cell membranes.
  • In one study, subjects who ate three whole eggs per day while following a strength-training program produced twice the gains in muscle mass and strength than those who consumed just one egg or no eggs each day.
  • In studies, 640 milligrams per day of additional cholesterol from eggs decreased the amount of LDL (bad) cholesterol particles associated with atherosclerosis.
  • AMOUNTS: 3 extra-large eggs:
Calories255
Fat18g
Protein21g
Carbs1g

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