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Slaying The Protein Myth

I am plant-based. Essentially, this means I don’t eat anything with a face or a mother. Animals find this agreeable. I’m also an ultra-endurance athlete. Essentially, this means I don’t go all that fast, but I can go all day. My wife finds this agreeable.

Conventional wisdom is that “vegan” and “athlete” simply don’t get along — let’s call it irreconcilable differences. I’m here to say that is utter nonsense.

“But where do you get your protein?” Not a day goes by that I am not asked this question. If I had a dollar for every time this came up, everyone in my family would be driving a Tesla.

Most vegans bristle at the question. Armed for battle, they assume a defensive…

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 Slaying The Protein Myth

Conventional wisdom is that “vegan” and “athlete” simply don’t get along — let’s call it irreconcilable differences. I’m here to say that is utter nonsense.

10 Complete Proteins Vegetarians Need to Know About

There are plenty of reasons to eat more meat-free meals: They’re nearly always cheaper, lower in calories, and better for the environment. It’s easy to get enough protein without eating animals, but the doubters often have another concern: Are these meat-free protein sources complete?

26 Delicious Vegan Sources of Protein (The Ultimate Guide!)

Our bodies can also make complete proteins when we eat a variety of higher protein foods, even if those foods aren’t necessarily eaten together (such as rice and beans, a classic example of protein pairings).

4 Myths about Plant-Based Protein

When it comes to plant-based proteins (and the most popular myths about them), there’s almost always more to the story than what meets the eye at first glance!

49 vegetarian proteins that are as good as meat

How do you get enough protein if you don’t eat meat? It sounds hard at first but there are plenty of great vegetarian proteins that taste amazing and don't require you to eat a bucket full to get the nutrition you need to stay strong.

7 Vegetarian-Friendly Complete Proteins That Aren’t Tofu

"There is often a myth that vegetarians won't get adequate protein," says Vandana Sheth, R.D.N., C.D.E. "Really, it's very easy to meet your protein needs on a vegetarian diet."

8 Great Vegetarian Ways To Get More Protein

One of the most common myths about the vegetarian diet is that after ditching meat it becomes nearly impossible to meet the suggested guidelines for protein intake.

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