A 22-year-old female asked:
How do i get enough protein on a raw vegan diet?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tracy Lovellanswered
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 23 years experience
Consult a dietician: See dietician and they can best come up with diet to make sure that you are getting enough protein.
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Dr. Ron E. Bellanswered
Cosmetic Dentistry 47 years experience
Try legumes: It depends on how raw your diet is. Nut butters nuts. Seeds. Legumes are all good protein sources.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
How do I get protein on a vegan diet?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan McCreadieanswered
Holistic Medicine 25 years experience
Animal Fat & Protein: I encourage families to include animal fat and protein in their diet, as traditional societies around the world. A well-balanced (fat/protein/carbs) nutritionally packed vegan/vegetarian diet is possible, but less probable - especially for children. http://getrealforkids.com/resources/real-food/balanced-meals-snacks/1987-secrets-of-a-balanced-meal#.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander commented
Pathology 46 years experience
Unless you know EXACTLY what you are doing, are willing to supplement heavily, and can recognize shameless lies for what they are, don't be a vegan or a vegetarian. These diets ruin people's and families' health every day, though in different ways from the junk/obesogenic diet.
Sep 17, 2012
Last updated Feb 9, 2020
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