Before we start, we’d just like to say that no animals were harmed in the writing of this article. Because, who said you have to eat meat for protein? Vegetarian protein sources are the trending topic in the health-conscious circles for many, many reasons. So, join us as we find out why. We’ve also thrown in some vegetables packed with protein. After all, they got Popeye poppin’, so what’s stopping you?
Renewable Energy? Yes, Please
It’s all about the power plants today. So the next time you hit the gym or think of those muscles, remember, that hot bod’ can come from veggie proteins alone! Green protein sources are cheaper, safer, and far easier to obtain than non-veg sources. The protein content of these plant-based sources is more than enough for your body. Even better, they lower the risk of heart disease and they reduce your carbon footprint too. Let’s be health conscious, and earth conscious too!
No Whey, Jose
Did you know that Superman was a vegetarian. Alright, you caught us there, we don’t know for sure, but with the quality of green proteins, he could have been! In fact, plant proteins are better than animal proteins in many ways, providing you with a more balanced diet, along with appropriate nutritional quantities. Some of the best sources include Quinoa, Peas, Black Beans, and Chia seeds. Check out our Green team, designed to get you fit and lean!
Sources of Green Protein
Looks like mum was right about the Green Peas, with close to 10 grams per serving they also work to reduce the risk of obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Next up, have you heard of the new superfood on the block? That’s right, Chia Seeds. Two tablespoons contain 4 grams of proteins along with other vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants. And lastly, we have Broccoli. Looks like mum was right about that, too! One regular sized stalk contains close to 5 grams of proteins. With these veggie proteins you’ll be balancing your diet and those scales too, in no time!
So eat right, not just might! Check out Greens To Get You Through The Flu.