Plant Based Protein Sources
When you tell someone that you eat a mostly plant-based diet, the most frequently asked question usually is, "So, where do you get your protein?" They seem to think that without eating animal proteins, we will die of malnutrition. That's just false. Some people seem to be obsessed with protein. I’ve come to realize that there are many myths out there about protein!
Our body needs protein. It helps us create enzymes to digest foods and it produces antibodies that fight off infection. But, we don’t need nearly as much protein as many people think we do!
In fact, research shows that getting more than 30 percent of your calories from any protein source can actually be harmful to you.
Dr. Fuhrman suggests that we only really need 25 to 35 grams of protein per day.
And…getting a lot of protein from animal sources is very stressful to your body. It can be very difficult for your organs to process, especially the kidneys. Your body has to work a lot harder to digest animal proteins!
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