Over the next little while, I’m going to be filling the Vegan Survival Kit with all sorts of odd thing.
Today, into the kit goes Protein.
I’m going to let the video below tell you most of it, needless to say, protein is one pretty necessary ingredient when it comes to what a vegan (or anyone) eats.
You see protein is an incredibly important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin and blood. It helps to make enzymes, hormones and other body chemicals to do this work and, along with fat and carbohydrates, we need relatively large amounts of it to do its job.
Plant protein is the best protein you can get and as long as you’re having quality proteins (beans, peas, lentils etc), you really can’t go wrong. It’s also advisable to have protein with each meal, however, don’t stress out about it as all plants do contain protein. Also the beauty of plant over animal protein is that plant protein also has fibre which animal protein doesn’t. In fact omnivores have well below the recommended daily fibre intake – whereas vegans have over.
But … watch the video as to why I’m making protein the first item in the Vegan Survival Kit.
Enjoy good food and be compassionate to all animals