Truth About Protein

Americans tend to take in twice the amount of protein they need already

Daily Protein Intake Needed:

Age/Gender Protein Intake Needed
1-3 (Infant) 13
4-8 (Children) 19
9-13 (Young Adult) 34
14-18 (Teen Girls) 46
14-18 (Teen Boys) 52
19+ Women 46
19+ Men 56

 

20 Healthy Sources of Protein:

 

To get your daily dose of protein, eat a healthy vegan diet that contains plenty of grain, veggies, legumes, nuts, seeds, and fruit. You’ll be getting enough – but not too much – protein daily.

1.       Lima Beans

2.       Soybeans

3.       Seitan

4.       Black-eyed Peas

5.       Black Beans

6.       Quinoa

7.       Chickpeas

8.       Tofu

9.       Pinto Beans

10.   Spaghetti

11.   Lentils

12.   Whole Wheat Bread

13.   Sunflower Seeds

14.   Kidney beans

15.   Almonds

16.   Almond Butter

17.   Spinach

18.   Tempeh

19.   Veggie Burgers

20.   Veggie Dogs

 

The problem with too much protein leads to potential health problems.

1.       Osteoporosis

2.       Cancer

3.       Kidney Disease

4.       Kidney St

I have listed plant-based protein, because it is cheaper and healthier than animal protein. And it’s delicious. PLANT BASED IS THE WAY!!

·         Eating animal products often means that you are eating too much protein.

·         Researchers in England found that when people added about 5 ounces of fish (about 34 grams of protein) to a normal diet, the risk of forming urinary tract stones increased by as much as 250%.

 

 

 

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