It seems like when anyone goes vegan, the first question they’re asked is â€œHow do you get your protein?â€Â The idea that itâ€™s hard to get enough protein on a plant-based diet seems hard to shake, even though itâ€™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.
Letâ€™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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