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12/28/12 6:23 P

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And I like "nootch," or fortified nutritional yeast for my B-12. It's TASTY!

Edited by: ASPIRINGVEGAN at: 12/28/2012 (18:23)

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Yes - whey is the liquid that remains after curds are made in the
cheese-making process. A good protein source, but definitely NOT vegan!


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12/28/12 7:04 A

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I don't think that whey protein is vegan. It's from cow's milk.

If needed, I would use rice, hemp or pea protein.
But, in reality, there's no need to supplement. If you eat whole grains, legumes and YOUR PRECIOUS GREENS, you'll reach easily you'r goal .

I'm totally vegan, I eat approx 1500 cal /day and usally I'm beetween 75 to 98 g of protein per day, without any protein powder.

B-12 suppl are available in one week intake pills.

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12/27/12 10:54 P

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You don't have to worry about protein at all. Protein is in every veggie and grain. PCRM does not recommend any supplementation at all. Here is a link explaining why.

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12/27/12 10:38 P

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Be careful about tracking your protein. If low, add a B-12 pill once a day, or add a whey protein smoothie.

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