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Plant Based Protein And The Vegetables That Are Rich In Protein.

Diet/Nutrition

Agamoni Das

The one thing that suffers the most to take place in our plate is undoubtedly the Vegetables. Vegetables are mostly considered as the richest source of fibre, vitamin and sometimes mineral. But vegetables can be a great source of protein to your daily diet as well. May be it’s surprising for many of you, but it’s pretty true. So, ignoring the vegetables is actually a threat for you. At the same time adding veggies to your daily diet will make you healthy. Well, here is a list of those plant based proteins–

 LENTIL

     

First of all let me clear you that according to USDA, besides being known as legumes there are food commodities that are considered as a part of vegetable group. Lentil is one of them and an excellent source of plant based protein. It can be a good substitute of meat, fish or poultry. Moreover lentils are good for your heart and it lowers the cholesterol level as well.

Lentil

Protein

100 gm.

25.1 gm.

 

SOYBEAN

     

Soybean is a good source of protein along with other nutrients. It contains no cholesterol. Again a good treat to your heart.

Soybean

Protein

100 gm.

43.2 gm.

 

SOYBEAN SPROUTS OR MUNG BEAN SPROUTS

      

Besides being a good source of Protein, Soybean sprouts will provide you strong immune system, healthy bones and good vision. It also helps in reducing anxiety.

Soybean Sprouts

Protein

100 gm.

1.7 gm.

 

ASPARAGUS

      

Not only protein, asparagus is a good source of anti-oxidant, vitamin-K and vitamin – E. It will help you in weight loss with other some benefits.

Asparagus

Protein

100 gm.

2 gm.

 

SPINACH

       

I hope this would make you remember about ‘Popeye – The Sailor Man’. Anyway, Spinach has a lot of functions in your body, since it is good package of all the nutrients, including protein. Cooked spinach provides more protein than raw spinach.

Spinach

Protein

100 gm.

2.0 gm.

 

BROCCOLI

       

Broccoli makes a healthy contribution to your daily protein requirement along with vitamin – A & C. The best part about getting protein from broccoli is that you also get fibre and nutrients, but no fat and few calories.

Broccoli

Protein

100 gm.

3 gm.

 

BRUSSELS SPROUTS

       

They are one of the better green vegetable sources of protein, and just one serving meets the daily vitamin C and vitamin K requirements. Brussels sprouts are a part of the cruciferous vegetable family, all of which supply a rich variety of nutrients with few calories.

Brussels Sprouts

100 gm.

100 gm.

4.7 gm.

 

LETTUCE LEAVES

      Lettuce leaves are a great option to add to your dishes with a amount of protein.

Lettuce Leaves

Protein

100 gm.

5.1 gm.

 

GREEN PEAS

      

Green peas being a good source of protein, also reduces the blood sugar level, bad cholesterol and constipation. It maintains your heart and bone health.

Green Peas

Protein

100 gm.

6.3 gm.

 

KALE

     

Recent studies have compared kale with the nutritional value of beef. It provides you omega-3 fatty acid and builds immunity.

Kale

Protein

100 gm.

3 gm.

 

AVOCADO

     

Protein is based on amino acids and avocados contain almost all the essential amino acids.

Avocado

Protein

100 gm.

2 gm.

 

ARTICHOKES

      

Artichoke is not only a good source of protein but also it is rich in fibre, anti-oxidant and probiotics.

Artichokes

Protein

100 gm.

3 gm.

 

MUSHROOM

     

Mushroom has been widely used as a replacement of meat. It not only replaces the taste, but also the nutriotional value.

Mushroom

Protein

100 gm.

2 gm.

 

ALMOND

     

Almonds are the best ever snacks, with a content of protein. This plant based protein has a lot of health benefits; most popular among them is almonds keep your heart strong.

Almonds

Protein

100 gm.

20.8 gm.

 

CASHEW

      

Cashews are part of the nut family and constitute a good source of protein along with vitamin and minerals.

Cashew

Protein

100 gm.

21.2 gm.