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Want Protein for BIG Muscle? Eat These 20 Vegetables

The 20 Vegetables Highest In Protein

Big chunks of meat don’t always need to be the only source of protein in your diet. Cutting back on meat occasionally and replacing meat with another source of protein can be a good change for the body. And by other sources of protein we don’t mean protein shakes and protein powder.

You’ve probably heard many times before that vegetables do not have much protein and it would be very hard to satisfy your daily protein needs. Yes, vegetables are not complete protein sources, but combining them with other veggies or combining them with eggs and dairy products can be a great way to boost your protein intake.

In this article, we present you with a list of 20 vegetables that will help you boost your protein intake and provide you with fiber at the same time.



1) Edamame (Organic)

Protein amount: 19 grams in one cup cooked serving

Edamame is one of the tastiest and healthiest appetizers. One cup of it or cooked soybeans has an enormous amount of protein. Always opt for an organic type, since the majority of soybeans in the US are actually genetically modified and grown with lots of pesticides. You can try frying it along with scallions, eggs, and asparagus.

 

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