Vegan Protein to add on your Smoothie
You know what Proteins are right? You probably know that animal products—meat, eggs and dairy—are good sources of protein. Proteins are known as the building blocks of life: In the body, they break down into amino acids that promote cell growth and repair. (They also take longer to digest than carbohydrates, helping you feel fuller for longer and on fewer calories—a plus for anyone trying to lose weight.) Unfortunately, animal protein also is high in saturated fat and cholesterol. What you may not know is that you don’t need to eat meat or cheese to get enough protein. Here are 12 good vegetarian and vegan sources to add to your smoothie without adding any extra protein powder.
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