More protein less fat?

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sunshine3por...

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Posted: 29 Jan 2013, 07:29
I am having a hard time getting in my appropriate levels of protein. On average about 2/3 of my diet is carbs, less than 1/3 is fat and the rest is protein. I am a vegetarian and have been eating nuts and beans almost everyday. But many of those have more fat than protein! What can I eat to reduce carbs and fat and increase protein? Thanks for the help!
pam-u-la

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Posted: 29 Jan 2013, 21:23
I would research some vegetable proteins that will be easy to digest.
Good luck.. Personally I love veggie burgers!! Smile
liv001

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Posted: 29 Jan 2013, 22:29
If you eat dairy you can eat some yogurt or cottage cheese.
Eggs - if those are acceptable for you
Tofu or tempeh if you are into soy
A protein powder if you really need to. You can also get something called Textured vegetable Protein
Some veggies like mushrooms have protein

If you are new to being a vegetarian maybe check out some books or websited.



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