Kendra Tolbert describes the benefits of using plant protein in combination with (or instead of) animal protein. Plants such as soy, seaweed, and quinoa provide many health benefits while also being more environmentally friendly than animal proteins. Plant proteins can aid your cardiovascular health and may even be related to better reproductive health. They’re sustainable and good for the soil they’re grown in. In addition, plant proteins are more affordable than animal proteins. Ms. Tolbert lists 40 good sources for plant protein and gives many tips on how to incorporate it into your diet. You can still keep animal proteins in your diet, but consider giving plant proteins a chance as well. They’ll likely be a big food and health trend in 2017.
- 1Plant protein is expected to take center stage in the coming year.
- 2When it comes to getting the biggest bang for your buck, you can’t go wrong with choosing plant sources of protein.
- 3Consider adding more plant-based protein options into your diet in the coming new year for health benefits, to save money, and to do your part to keep our planet healthy.
Perhaps the reason plant sources of amino acids haven’t always received the same level of attention and prestige as animal sources is the pesky and hard to shake idea that plant proteins have to be combined at all meals.
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