Protein is the essential macro-nutrient needed by our body. It is made up of amino acids. Unlike carbohydrates and fats, it cannot be stored by our body and that is why it is need to be consumed daily in our diet.
Hair, skin, enzymes, muscles all are dependent on protein. We don’t need a huge amount of it but daily intake is necessary.
Also if you have a sufficient amount of protein in your body, this gives a huge boost to your metabolism.
As I am a vegetarian Indian, I want to make sure to introduce you to such foods that are easily available in the Indian market.
So we need to know the vegan foods that are good sources of protein.
The most common or I can say the staple food of India. We generally eat them with plain rice. It is easy to cook and are available in a huge variety in the market.
2. Brown Rice
White rice is the staple food of India. But you know just by switching to brown one, you are opting for a healthy diet.
In the line of health benefits, another food you can eat regular are oats. You can best have them in breakfast time.
Mainly green vegetables are good for diet. You can start with spinach and broccoli, they are very healthy veggies.
It is not much common food, but very healthy. It is very nutritious and high in fiber. Very easy to cook.
Very common eatable in India. You can eat it in raw form with a pinch of salt on it or can even make parathas of it.
Cashew, almond, walnuts they all are very handy. These dry fruits can easily be taken in the evening or when you feel hungry between the main meals.
8. Green peas
It is very easy to cook and delicious. You can make sabzi/parathas of it.
9. Soy Milk–
It is good for fighting arthritis.It is also recommended to pregnant women.
10. Chia seeds–
Not only they help in weight loss but also good for heart and bones.
It is one of the good replacement of meat. You should eat this at least twice a week.
13. Flax seeds–
It reduces cancer risk and improve cholesterol. Good source of protein for vegan people.
14. Sprout grain bread–
Breads are very common option for breakfast. Multi-grain and others of this kind can be easily ordered from bigbasket.
14. Pumpkin seeds–
Easy to add to your regular diet. It is also good for your bladder.
15. Peanut Butter–
You can eat peanuts as it is or can have its butter on your bread. It is also have a decent amount of vitamins and minerals.
All the food mentioned above can easily be ordered by bigbasket
Delivery charge is only 30rs.
You don’t have to stress about how the vegetables will come, because hardly they gave rotten ones and that too you can complain.
Go vegan Go healthy.
Don’t make excuses to eat meat in name of protein.
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