Protein is an essential part of our diets. It’s the building block of muscles, bones and tissues in the body. Protein also helps keep your blood sugar levels stable and even reduce inflammation in your body. In this article, we will look at how much protein we should be eating each day, as well as how different types of protein rich veg food can provide extra protein without adding too many calories along with it!
Snacking is one of those things that most of us love. While we’re watching television, or even working, chances are we’ll always have something savoury or sweet, crunchy and often-times calorie laden right there within reach. Snacking in itself isn’t inherently bad, however, packaged snacks are often a quagmire of fats, sugars and calories. So are there healthier, more conscientious, maybe even protein rich foods we can snack on? This article is a definitive guide to how and what to snack on, without compromising your protein requirement .
So you’ve decided to shift to a plant based diet. In the first of this 2 part series we explained what a plant based protein diet contained and briefly touched upon the health and environmental benefits of the same. In this part we will delve even deeper into these benefits and help you decide on successfully switching to this type of a diet.