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Old 06-17-2011, 03:16 PM
 
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There is protein in Oatmeal, eat this, with soy milk, some peanut butter...you are complete. I add flax seed, diced apples, and a scoop of whey protien sometimes as well.
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Old 06-17-2011, 03:24 PM
 
Location: SW Missouri
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This may be the first of several threads I start as I get into Vegetarian/Vegan food and cooking. Sorry if this has been asked repeatedly.

Where do I get my protein if I don't want to base my diet on soy? I actually don't want to have to eat any soy at all if I can help it. I know beans and peanut butter, but what else?
Lentils, kidney beans, mung beans, pumpkin seeds, nuts, chick peas, flax seeds, the list goes on and on. Very wise to avoid soy.

Most people eat far too much protein. The National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board is .57 grams of protein for every kilogram (2.2 pounds). If you weigh 140 pounds that comes out to 36 grams. The standard recommendation is 54 grams which is more than necessary.

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Old 06-20-2011, 02:23 PM
 
Location: Visitation between Wal-Mart & Home Depot
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This may be the first of several threads I start as I get into Vegetarian/Vegan food and cooking. Sorry if this has been asked repeatedly.

Where do I get my protein if I don't want to base my diet on soy? I actually don't want to have to eat any soy at all if I can help it. I know beans and peanut butter, but what else?
What works for one person isn't necessarily going to work for everyone, but if you are eating a variety of foods and eating enough to feel sated then you are getting everything you need. As someone else mentioned, if you aren't trying to bulk up, do a lot of strength training or play a lot of 100% exertion anaerobic sports you really don't need that much protein.

You should always keep almonds, pecans, cashews and brazil nuts on hand.

And hummus.

Sub quinoa for rice any day of the week, too.
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Old 11-01-2011, 09:11 PM
 
Location: Fairfax County, VA
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Old post but I wanted to contribute to it.

This is going to sound like a complete noob question but is protein what helps you get that sensation that you're full and not on an empty stomach? Thanks.
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Old 11-02-2011, 08:53 AM
 
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Old post but I wanted to contribute to it.

This is going to sound like a complete noob question but is protein what helps you get that sensation that you're full and not on an empty stomach? Thanks.
Yes, protein does that (too much protein is bad for you though -especially animal protein-) and so does fiber.
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Old 11-02-2011, 02:02 PM
 
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I eat a lot of smart deli. It's fake meat that is packed with protein.
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Old 11-05-2011, 08:24 AM
 
Location: Fairfax County, VA
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Yes, protein does that (too much protein is bad for you though -especially animal protein-) and so does fiber.
So protein and fiber? Thanks!
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:02 AM
 
Location: The Ether
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Ok. Since posting this thread I have learned a lot about food and nutrition. Most importantly I've learned that protein is in everything I eat, even if I don't eat beans and rice every day. Vegetables and fruit and grains all contain protein and if you eat enough variety and quantity you easily get all the protein that your body needs. Simple as that. Eat healthy and listen to your body.
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Old 11-08-2011, 12:03 PM
 
Location: Arizona High Desert
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I have yet to see anyone with a protein deficiency under non famine/starving conditions.
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Old 11-08-2011, 12:05 PM
 
Location: Arizona High Desert
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I eat a lot of smart deli. It's fake meat that is packed with protein.
Yes, and the baloney even fooled my meat eating buddies. If I can only convince them to BUY and eat it all the time.
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