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Vegetarian Sources of Protein

August 7th, 2009 by Angela, Nutritionist

Proteins are made from small “building blocks” called amino acids. There are 8 essential amino acids which must be obtained from the diet. Animal foods such as meat, fish, poultry, dairy products, and eggs, contain all 8 essential amino acids in one food. That makes them a “complete protein.” Plant foods don’t contain all 8Read the rest of this entry…