[Top] Protein is one of the 6 essential nutrients, protein is available from a variety of sources, a usual high protein foods list would include cheddar cheese, cottage cheese, egg, chicken breast, peanuts and tuna.
However the following is a list of high protein foods eaten by indigenous people around the world that you may not be familiar with.
Australian aborigines eat the Black wattle in several ways. They eat it as a paste made from the flowers of the plant, or bake the seeds into a cake or make it into flour. The blackwattle contains a large amount of protein 25% more than wheat or rice.
The mopane or mopane worm is a very good source of protein and is eaten by millions of people in Southern Africa. Dried mopane worms are eaten raw; the worms are also cooked with tomatoes and onions and served with sadza.