Get protein from veggies
(HealthDay News) -- Veggies can be a healthier protein alternative to meat.
Plant-based foods that are a good source of protein include:
- Lentils and beans, which are also rich in vitamins and minerals while low in fat and cholesterol.
- Tofu, tempeh and other soy products.
- Nuts and seeds.
- Broccoli and spinach.
Attribution: -- Diana Kohnle
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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First published: 06/02/2014
Last updated: 06/02/2014