The word is spreading: Protein is not exclusive to meat and dairy! In fact, plants are an excellent source of protein too.
Some vegetables, like lentils and legumes are so high in protein that I personally have to eat less of them or I’ll go over my protein requirements for the day — haha!
If you eat three meals a day and add 200 g of vegetables in each meal, that could add up to 12-18 g of extra protein a day. Not only will you feel more satisfied and full, but you’ll be giving your fiber and micronutrient numbers a boost as well. So, before turning to an extra shake to fill your protein requirements, consider adding these vegetables to your meals. Here’s a few to try:
It doesn’t just stop at vegetables. This table displays high protein legumes, lentils, wheats and nuts. Some are insanely high in protein.
Get experimental with your protein! We would LOVE to see what amazing meals and recipes you make that have a high quantity of plant based protein. Share with us online using #TeamWAG.
 Table reference: Schuler, L., & Aragon, A. (2015). The Lean Muscle Diet.
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