So, where do you get protein?“If you are vegan or vegetarian, surely this question sounds familiar to you. And it seems that those of us who do not eat products of animal origin should look weak, with long, drawn-out faces and fragility throughout our bodies. How much do we still have left to do? deny!

All the vegans and vegetarians I have met so far have, in general, better appearance, greater vitality and a more optimistic attitude towards life.

In fact, it is scientifically proven that people who follow a vegan diet have a lower risk of suffering from hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, diabetes and osteoporosis, in addition to a lower incidence of heart disease, cancer and other degenerative diseases. In conclusion, vegans tend to be healthier and with this greater quality of life.

10 sources of plant protein

So in this article I wanted to collect my 10 sources of plant protein favorites and those that we should definitely have in our kitchen.

1. Seeds and nuts

Pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, walnuts, cashews, almonds… all these foods are rrich in proteins and minerals. Some have a creamier flavor, like sesame seeds and cashews, and others are earthier, like pumpkin and hazelnuts.

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The peeled pumpkin seeds, for example, provide 5 g of protein per 15 g serving. They also stand out for their healthy fatsand its content in iron, phosphorus and magnesium makes them a good option for athletes. They are ideal as a snack, to include in energy bars and to add to salads, yogurts or vegetable creams, among others.