A lot of times when I say I avoid meat I get the question “Where do you get your protein from?” I get my protein from plants and I am going to provide you with a list of excellent substitutes for protein with way more benefits than meat.
The second reason a lot of my friends eat meat is because they say they need the iron, I will therefor also provide a list of excellent substitutes for iron.
List Of Fruits And Vegetables High In Protein
And some seeds and grains…
List Of Fruits And Vegetables High In Iron
How Much Protein Does The Body Need Per Day
How much protein your body need depends on your body weight. Your body needs approximately 0.8 grams of protein per kg which is 0.36 grams per pound. So a person wheying in at 70 kgs will need rougly 56 grams of protein per day. If you are trying to build muscles then your body will need more protein.
So how much protein do I need to build muscle?
It is recommended that you eat between 1.2 grams and 1.7 grams of protein per kg, depending on how much activity you are actually doing.
If you want to read more about vegan proteins please follow the link Hemp Protein Powder.
Symptoms Of Eating Too Much Protein
When you eat too much protein your body will not be able to use it all which can lead to both weight gain but also increased stress on your liver and kidneys.
It can dehydrate you
Give you indigestion and diarrhea
Make you feel nauseas
Give you headaches and make you very irritable
It can also give you a variety of diseases such as
Everything in moderations is really key. It is also important to know that you do not need meat to give your body either protein or iron, the top two exscuses. There are plenty of healthier options for you out there. If you do workout a lot there are tons of good proteins for you to supplement with. Vegan athletes are a thing for sure and it is completely possible to have a ripped and healthy body from only eating vegetables.
This is vegan bodybuilder Torre Washington. Vegetables and fruit has never looked this good.
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