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What Are Some Good Sources Of Protein If I Am Sticking To A Vegetarian Diet
Many: Whole grains are a great source of protein, but the one with the highest protein content is quinoa. All beans, lentils, & peas, tofu & soy products, edamame, tvp and tempeh. Nuts, including peanuts, cashews, almonds and walnuts all contain protein, as do seeds like sesame seeds and sunflower seeds. Store-bought meat substitute products & seitan are rich in protein, as are protein shakes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I'm considering a vegetarian diet, what are some of the best non-meat, non-soy sources of protein and iron to ensure my intake is adequate?
Many: Whole grains are a great source of protein, but the one with the highest protein content is quinoa. All beans, lentils, & peas, tofu & soy products, edamame, tvp and tempeh. Nuts, including peanuts, cashews, almonds and walnuts all contain protein, as do seeds like sesame seeds and sunflower seeds. Store-bought meat substitute products & seitan are rich in protein, as are protein shakes. ...Read more
Many ways: Beans, rice, nuts, tofu, soybeans.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dairy,eggs,nuts,seed: Many vegetarian food are excellent sources of protein. Soybeans & hemp seeds have more protein content than meat. Eggs are a superb source of protein. Dairy has protein, as do nuts, seeds and beans. It is especially wise to seek organic sources of soy to avoid gmo soy, and organic dairy and eggs, or else it will be from animals fed gmo corn & soy, which are quite possibly hazardous to health! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I eat a relatively healthy vegetarian diet with loads of protein from http://www.Frysvegetarian.Co.Za/ yet i can't lose weight. Is it one of my meds?
Probably Not: From the list above. Remember that taking in more calories than required for daily maintenance may get stored as excess weight. First, be certain about your intake. Keeping a daily log on myfitnesspal.Com may clarify things. Calculating one's daily needs requires a formula: an app like "calorie calculator" can help. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a vegetarian diet considered high-carb, even if you avoid simple carbs and eat plenty of veggie protein? If so, is it bad for you?
Please send a vegetarian diet for 37 yrs old women with high protein and less carbohydrates preferable...
Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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