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how to fulfill daily protein requirement without non veg food?

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Dr. Ali Saberi
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Amino acid's: If u are a vegetarian or a vegan then it may require supplements to improve your protein intake. Strict vegans do usually require some supplements because they may run low on the Amino Acids tryptophan and other essential amino acids. Otherwise, as a general rule, any type of meats and beans are great sources of protein.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Vegetable protein: Excellent sources of plant protein include beans, lentils, soy, whole grain, quinoa, and nuts

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