Top 5 cheapest key foods for muscle building


Eating healthy is a key factor in your bodybuilding efforts. Not only will it provide you with the fuel you require, but your body will be thankful it’s being fed the real food it’s meant to have. According to majority of Indians good health comes with a price tag in the form of more expensive food and supplements, but in reality you can be best using natural foods.

You may think that your attempt to club muscle gain and natural foods for bodybuilding together is an unrealistic approach. In reality the success of your muscle building efforts does not only depend on supplement intake only, but also on the consumption of appropriate quantities of other nutrients including vitamins, carbs, healthy fats, and minerals.

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Moreover, not everyone can afford supplements and costly products. Thus, most of the bodybuilding aspirants in India are often on a look out for a diet that will fit in their budget without going over the board.

Here is a list of cheapest products for bodybuilding:


As kids we used to utter “ Sunday ho ya Monday, roz khao ande”. Eggs contain about 6 grams of high quality protein, so high that it is used as the standard by which other foods are measured. Eggs are also a rich source of vitamins.


You might have heard, “if you throw a banana at a wall, there’s a small possibility that it will pass through the wall.” The most popular choice for many body builders, we cannot take banana out of the list. Bananas have high potassium content which prevents conditions, such as bloating and puffiness as well as soreness and cramps of the exercising muscles.

Kidney Beans (Rajma)

In Jammu, whatever you prepare and eat throughout the week, but sunday’s lunch is meant for Rajma chawal (Kidney Beans with rice). Kidney beans in particular are a very popular choice as they provide nearly 14 grams of both protein and fiber per cup. That’s why you should never ignore the power of the bean.

Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are also good sources of vitamin A, potassium, riboflavin, copper, pantothenic acid and folic acid. All these help in replenishing energy and even boost the muscle building process.


Milk is the best source of biologically first class protein. The protein in milk is 20 percent whey and 80 percent casein. The rich calcium content of milk and dairy products promotes fat loss while strengthening your bones thereby helping you to stay fit for continued workouts.