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How should I get enough protein for my plant-based diet?

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To get enough protein without meat, favor beans, lentils, nuts, seeds, quinoa, or tofu.

You'll still need to stick with your doctor's guidelines about fat, calories, sugar, and salt. It's possible to get too much of those whether you eat animal products or not.

SOURCES:

MyPlate: "Tips for Vegetarians."

American Heart Association: "Vegetarian Diets."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on July 06, 2018

SOURCES:

MyPlate: "Tips for Vegetarians."

American Heart Association: "Vegetarian Diets."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on July 06, 2018

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