The Myth of Complete Protein

The Myth of Complete Protein

For generations, we’ve been fed the idea that if we don’t eat meat, we won’t get enough protein in our diets. The mainstream media has also convinced us that protein is a complicated issue for vegetarians and vegans, and that it’s essential to combine plant foods that complement each other in order to create “complete protein.” If you’ve been involved in any discussion on this issue, you’ve probably heard that plant foods which contain amino acids (the building blocks of protein) need to be combined in order to
Death Row

Death Row

For generations, we’ve been fed the idea that if we don’t eat meat, we won’t get enough protein in our diets. The mainstream media has also convinced us that protein is a complicated issue for vegetarians and vegans, and that it’s essential to combine plant foods that complement each other in order to create “complete protein.” If you’ve been involved in any discussion on this issue, you’ve probably heard that plant foods which contain amino acids (the building blocks of protein) need to be combined in order to
One Bad Meal

One Bad Meal

For generations, we’ve been fed the idea that if we don’t eat meat, we won’t get enough protein in our diets. The mainstream media has also convinced us that protein is a complicated issue for vegetarians and vegans, and that it’s essential to combine plant foods that complement each other in order to create “complete protein.” If you’ve been involved in any discussion on this issue, you’ve probably heard that plant foods which contain amino acids (the building blocks of protein) need to be combined in order to
My Breakfast This Morning

My Breakfast This Morning

For generations, we’ve been fed the idea that if we don’t eat meat, we won’t get enough protein in our diets. The mainstream media has also convinced us that protein is a complicated issue for vegetarians and vegans, and that it’s essential to combine plant foods that complement each other in order to create “complete protein.” If you’ve been involved in any discussion on this issue, you’ve probably heard that plant foods which contain amino acids (the building blocks of protein) need to be combined in order to