Has your healthcare professional advised you to limit your consumption of animal protein and find alternative sources? Is your body and digestive system craving a break from the immense effort that goes into digesting animal protein? Are you simply trying to reduce your carbon footprint by eating vegetarian a couple of times per week? There are plenty of vegetarian and vegan sources of protein: beans, green leafy veggies, whole grains and nuts. Superfoods, nutrient dense foods, are not only excellent vegetarian and vegan sources of protein – they also supply essential superb levels of fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fibre, and chlorophyll.
The seven listed in Stephanie Barroilhet’s full blog post are all complete source of protein and some have higher amounts of protein than any animal protein (i.e. Steak= 25% of protein).
For those looking for alternative protein sources – and ways to increase energy, improve digestion/absorption, and give your body the full array of vitamins and minerals it needs to function optimally, check out the full blog post. Let’s move towards health together!