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Vegetarians – Here’s How to Max Your Protein

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Vegetarians – Here’s How to Max Your Protein

With all the talk of how important it is to get enough protein in the diet, many of my vegetarian clients worry that their diets might not be providing all the protein they need. Vegetarians are usually advised to eat slightly more protein than omnivores. This is to ‘make up’ for the slightly different makeup of the amino acids in the foods that are eaten, and also because of slight differences in digestibility between animal and plant proteins. In truth, though, vegetarian diets can offer up plenty of protein, as long as they’re well-balanced. Let’s talk about the options. Amino Acids: Essential...