Nutrition Q & A
I Just Started a Vegetarian Diet and I Heard I Need to Combine Complementary Proteins. What Does This Mean?
Recent studies suggest that eating a good variety of plant-based protein throughout the day will provide all of the essential amino acids your body needs. Be sure to include grains, nuts, beans, tofu, eggs and dairy foods in your meals and snacks. Some proteins are digested more easily than others, so it would be wise to meet with a registered dietitian
to help you plan your meals to meet your calorie and protein needs.
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