A Vegan Protein Sources Chart
It seems like when anyone goes vegan, the first question they’re asked is “How do you get your protein?” The idea that it’s hard to get enough protein on a plant-based diet seems hard to shake, even though it’s not difficult at all. The following vegan protein sources chart demonstrates what a wide array of healthful options are available for those considering a plant-based diet.
Let’s put it simply: Yes, you need an adequate amount of protein. But evidence proves that a whole foods diet featuring a variety of healthy foods provides plenty of protein. Whole grains, beans, minimally processed soy foods, and nuts and seeds all offer high-quality protein.
For more on the subject, see:
- Protein: Not a Problem in Plant-Based Diets
- Top Protein Sources for the Plant-Based Diet
- Animal Protein vs. Plant-Based Protein
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