10 Best and Effective Muscle Building Foods




Broccoli is a rich source of fiber and can help in muscle growth. Rich in vitamin A, B complex and other essential minerals and nutrients, regular consumption can prove to be good for muscle growth.


Yes, coffee has properties to ease muscle pain which increases your workout capacity. Lots of dieticians also recommend to have coffee before workout session as it provides blast of energy.


Eggs are used widely for muscle growth by body builders. Not only body builders, people who hit the gym often are also recommended to consume eggs. Eggs are great source of proteins!


Ginger is a herb that alleviates muscle pain. Regular consumption of ginger increases your workout capacity and helps in muscle growth. Ginger can be had in food or as a salad.


Mackerel is flesh of a small Atlantic fish that is rich in protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Regular consumption can help a great deal with muscle growth.

Olive Oil

Olive oil is full of goodness. Replace your vegetable oil with olive oil and see your muscles grow in a natural way. Just sauté some vegetables in olive oil and consume as salad.


This tasty fruit can be relished after your workout sessions to enhance the muscle growth.


Spirulina is a choice of vegetarians who want to enhance their muscles. It contains 65% protein and just 20% carbohydrates. Regular consumption of Spirulina, either in juice or capsule form, can help a lot with muscle growth.

Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower seeds are a great source of protein and can be had as a quick snack. Regular consumption of sunflower seeds, either with food or as a snack, can help a great deal with muscle growth.


Turmeric is a great herb that contains curcumin – a natural compound that helps in muscle growth and repair. Regular intake of turmeric in food can help a lot with muscle growth.


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