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I Went Vegetarian – How Do I Get Enough Protein?

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On ‘Life Quakes,’ our viewer does not know how to get enough protein on a plant-based diet without sacrificing energy and well-being. Hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest nutritionist Jayne Williams shares advice.

Calculate Your Protein Needs

Multiply your weight by 0.75 to find your ideal daily protein intake in grams. This is your starting point!

Pack in Plant-Based Protein

Focus on foods like tofu, beans, lentils, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. These provide protein and plenty of healthy fiber.

The Verdict on Plant-Based Meats

Our expert recommends sticking with whole foods from nature most of the time. Processed plant-based meats can be high in less-than-ideal ingredients.

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