You need to exercise to produce any muscle gains, of course, but a helping hand can come in the form of unlikely foods, many of which you probably already have in your cupboard or fridge. Last week scientists reported that the humble potato can be a useful addition if you want to firm up your physique. But what else can you eat to improve strength?
Eat potatoes for muscle maintenance
Surprisingly for a food considered to be a classic carb, white spuds are also a source of a high-quality protein that helps to build muscle, according to researchers from McMaster University in Canada in the latest issue of the journal Nutrients. Stuart Phillips, professor in the department of kinesiology who led the study, says