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May 30, 2018 - One Green Planet

5 Soy-Free Vegan Foods That Have More Protein Than Beef

5 Soy-Free Vegan Foods That Have More Protein Than Beef

Protein gets a lot of attention, especially in a plant-based diet where the issue of complete and incomplete protein comes into play, along with protein per amount of weight, which is something else to consider. For instance, we don’t need to combine foods as we once thought to form a complete protein (such as beans and rice). That protein myth died years ago, thankfully when we found out our bodies are capable of using all sources of amino acids to form complete proteins.

GruntVegan: Hemp seeds are also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids with one ounce of hulled hemp seeds providing 2.5 grams. The RDA for Omega 3 is 1.6 g/day and 1.1 g/day for adult males and females respectively.

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