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Vegetarian Protein Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Vegetarian Protein.

7 Key Nutrients Vegetarians Need to Watch

There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body...  Read more

Dining Out: Greek & Middle Eastern Cuisines

Characteristics: There’s more to Greek food than gyros, baklava and Greek salads. Many dishes include low-fat dips, but many desserts and pastries are loaded with fat. Overall, this is generally a healthy way to eat; even the higher calor...  Read more

How to Feed a Vegetarian

It’s 6 o’clock. Your guests should be arriving in less than an hour. Then your friend calls. Guess who’s coming to dinner? Her new boyfriend, who's a vegetarian. One night at the dinner table, your teenage daughter announce...  Read more

What You Need to Know Before Giving Up Meat

If you're considering giving up meat, you probably already know about the potential benefits of a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle. According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, meatless diets have been shown to reduce th...  Read more

How to Meet Your Protein Needs without Meat

Eating a vegetarian diet can be very healthful and rewarding. However, most vegetarians—including soon-to-be vegetarians and their meat-eating loved ones—are concerned about getting adequate protein. Most people are accustomed to getting...  Read more

I'm having trouble eating enough protein in a day
Updated 7/17/2016 9:33:57 PM

I'm having trouble eating enough protein in a day but staying within the calories. I have high cholesterol so I stay away from red meat and I'm not crazy about fish. Besides the obvious "eat more chicken" any suggestions??...  Read more

My pie chart suggests 50% carbs, 20% protein and 3
Updated 7/17/2016 9:16:55 PM

My pie chart suggests 50% carbs, 20% protein and 30% fats. I find I lose weight if they are all about 30-35%. What does everyone else notice?...  Read more

Ok ppl. Back biceps abs destroyed, protein shake d
Updated 7/17/2016 5:17:25 PM

Ok ppl. Back biceps abs destroyed, protein shake done, grilled salmon, cod, and chicken for food prep for week. What have you done today....your day your body, only you can change amazing ppl...start this week off right. I believe in you......  Read more

#firstpost #vegetarian Hi! It's been a couple year
Updated 7/16/2016 10:40:35 PM

#firstpost #vegetarian Hi! It's been a couple years since I have been on Spark. I seem to remember a vegetarian meal plan option, but can't find it on the app. Does anyone know if that is still available, and how to get it on the meal tracker?...  Read more

Anyone ever feel obsessed? I've lost 19 pounds in 4 weeks. I recently decided to do a 3 day protein
Updated 7/16/2016 9:19:51 PM

Anyone ever feel obsessed? I've lost 19 pounds in 4 weeks. I recently decided to do a 3 day protein shake and fiber "cleanse". Today I caved and had a small hard boiled egg. I've been beating myself up over it, 60 cal... It's ridiculous. #firstpost...  Read more

Vegetarian Protein Powder

I've tried all the vegetarian protein powders. Best taste, texture, and calorie count, I love Spiru-tein....  Read more

A Practical Look at Plant-Based Diets

A Practical Look at Plant-Based DietsAbout 16 million people—roughly 5% of the U.S. population—describe their diet plan as "vegetarian," and this number has been gradually increasing in recent years. In general, this term is shorthand for a diet wher...  Read more

Calling All Vegetarians & Vegans

If you're a vegetarian, vegan, or just interested in a cruelty-free lifestyle, join us here! Get tips for making the transition, dining out, cooking and more....  Read more

All You Ever Wanted to Know about Vegetarian Protein

Not sure how to meet your protein needs without meat? Look no further! We've rounded up a variety of resources to help you learn all you ever wanted to know about vegetarian protein. Reference Guide for Proteins How to Meet Your Protein Nee...  Read more

Meat-Free Fridays: What in the World is TVP?

Each Friday during Lent, the dailySpark will feature a different meat-free main dish. Whether you observe Lent or not, we can all benefit from learning about alternate, affordable proteins. It looks a bit like cereal, but it smells saltier and tastes...  Read more

Vegetarian protein

I stopped eating red meat about 2 years ago when I got pregnant with my daughter. I simply got violently sick to my stomach every time i ate beef. I am completely allergic to fish and seafood. So I pretty much eat nothing for protein except turkey...  Read more

What are your favorite vegetarian protein sources?

I am a vegetarian who eats eggs and dairy. I'm always looking for ways to get more protein into my diet. Any suggestions? 38 Here are some of my favorites: Morning Star frozen foods- ribs, chicken patties, hotdogs. Boca burgers Black...  Read more