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6 high-protein vegetables that can help you build muscle

Yes, veggies contain protein. Lean on plant-based foods to hit your daily goal and build muscle with these high-protein vegetables.

Believe it or not, eating vegetables can help you build muscle. Veggies are known for their vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber, but some of them also contribute plant-based protein to the diet. 

According to The 2020–2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, it’s always a good idea to eat more plants. As a matter of fact, these healthy eating recommendations encourage all Americans to increase their intake of dried beans, whole grains, fruits, vegetables and nuts. A simple way to do this is to replace some of the animal products in your diet with veggies.

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