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Vegan Diet and Protein

How can vegans get adequate protein? Vegans do not eat animal-derived foods, including meat, fish, eggs, and dairy products. If you are a vegan, educate yourself on ways to get enough protein in your diet. Protein can be categorized into two types—animal-based and plant-based. Animal-based proteins (meat, milk, and eggs) […]

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Soybeans and Soy Products

Soy is not just for vegetarians and livestock! These nutrient-packed beans can be found in a variety of foods and forms, offering health benefits for vegetarians and carnivores alike. Why Eat Soybeans? High in protein — about 14 grams per 1/2 cup, equivalent to about two ounces of meat. A […]

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Protein

Protein is required for growth and maintenance of all body tissues. Proteins are composed of 22 different amino acids, some of which are essential. This means we cannot make them in our bodies, so we have to get them from food. A complete protein is one that has a balance of all the […]