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What are healthy ways of getting protein on a vegetarian diet?

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Depends what type

Tofu, beans and nuts are a great source of protein.
If not vegan, then egg whites are also a rich source.

In brief: Depends what type

Tofu, beans and nuts are a great source of protein.
If not vegan, then egg whites are also a rich source.
Dr. Steven Charlap
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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