Clients that are vegetarian or just trying to reduce the amount of meat they eat, are always asking how can they get enough protein. Proteins form the major structural component of muscle. Proteins serve as the transport mechanism for iron, vitamins, minerals, fats, and oxygen within the body and is a key to acid base and fluid balance. Proteins form enzymes that speed up chemical reactions and create antibodies that the body uses to fight infection. Here is a good article from greatist.com on 7 proteins that are not animal based. The article not only describes the protein but gives instructions on preparation and suggested recipes.
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