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5 Superfoods to Maximize Your Plant-Based Protein Intake | Alternet

… helps your body repair itself from wear and tear. The body converts protein into amino acids, which then act to produce new cells, enzymes, hormones and antibodies. Some vegans and vegetarians turn to supplements for their daily dose of protein, but here is something you may not know: There are many sources of protein — and they’re not all from meat and seafood alone. You can also get your much-needed daily protein intake from plants. So, despite the naysayers who say that becoming vegan and …

5 Muscle-Building Foods For Vegetarians

HuffPost India | By Aashmita Nayar | April 21, 2015 If you’re a vegetarian looking to gain muscle mass, don’t let animal protein stop you from achieving your body goals. “Most vegetarian foods provide carbs, fats, fibre, vitamins and minerals in ample amounts, but not protein,” says nutritionist Krupa Mhatre of Gold’s Gym India. Mhatre has observed that several vegetarians who work out rely on protein supplements. “But there there are several vegetarian foods, …

Foods For Energy If You’re Vegetarian Or Vegan

… vegan or vegetarian, however, you may need extra meal planning to make sure you’re getting enough nutrients overall. Osinga says the major nutrients to add to your diet include protein, vitamin B12, iron, calcium and vitamin D. You can also talk to your doctor about iron or B12 supplements, for example — B12 for the most part comes from animal-based foods. Health Canada suggests two to three meat alternatives for adults between the ages of 19 to 50. This can include everything from soy …

Capsugel invests $25m in vegetarian drug capsules

… product does not contain artificial ingredients, allergens or – in Capsugel’s case – that it is suitable for people who do not eat meat. Veg supps According to a 2013 survey cited by Capsugel nearly 40% of dietary supplement users said they choose supplements in vegetarian capsules preferentially, which was an increase from 26% in an equivalent study conducted in 2006. Whether ill people taking medicine to treat disease are similarly concerned the capsules containing their …

A Vegetarian’s Guide To Proteins – The New Indian Express

… little harder than non-vegetarians to find and consume sources of this important nutrient. As far as bodily functions go, proteins help in exercising, performing athletics and in body building. Hence these days, protein shakes and supplements have become quite a trend. Most supplements contain a vegetarian source of protein called whey. It is still not an option for vegans as it is a dairy product — whey is the water left after milk is curdled to form cheese. This water can help build muscles, …

Vegetarian lifestyle good for environment – The Morning Call

… food to eat, space to live and fresh water to use. Right now, that isn’t happening for at least a billion people out of the 7 billion presently inhabiting Earth, and it is expected to get worse over the next years. Plants don’t provide all the nutrients and amino acids a human body needs which is why such people have to take handfuls of supplements each day. This is also why they generally look like death. I respect your opinion and moral desire to do what you believe is right. I …

How can I get omega-3s in my diet without eating fish?

The question: I’m a vegetarian. How can I get omega-3s in my diet without eating fish? The answer: As a vegetarian, you’ll want to ensure you meet your daily requirements for alpha linolenic acid, or ALA, a plant-based omega-3 fatty acid. It’s plentiful in flaxseeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds, walnuts, soybeans and soy products. The other two omega-3 fatty acids – eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) – are found in oily fish and fish oil supplements. Even if you …

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