Vegan: Five High-protein Food Items Easily Available In The Market


Check out this list of high-protein vegan food items. Listed here are some healthy, protein-rich food items to add in a vegan diet. Read for more details.

Written By Nikhil Pandey | Mumbai | Updated On:

With each passing day, the world is striving towards building a sustainable ecosystem. A better way to build a sustainable eco-system is by maintaining an ecological balance. An easy way to build a sustainable and ecological world is by adopting a vegan diet and reducing the use of animal products. A shift from consuming animal products is becoming easier due to the availability of nutritious and plant-based foods. Here are a few vegan food items one can try to get an adequate amount of protein. 

Five vegan foods rich in protein

  • Quinoa 

Quinoa is easily available at the brim of one's hand. There are different kinds of Quinoa available in the market. A media report claims that having 100 gm of quinoa can provide about 4 g of protein. Many health portals claim that quinoa has twice the protein content of rice or barley. Quinoa also has an equal amount of calcium, magnesium, and manganese, which helps in maintaining proper health.  

  • Nuts and Seeds 

Nuts and seeds are often recommended by the doctors as a nutritious mid-day snack. According to a health portal, a moderate among of nut and seed can provide about 3 g of protein. Nuts and seeds are also a great source to maintain an adequate amount of energy throughout the day. 

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  • Oats

A report published by Harvard University revealed that a person who has oats and other whole grains every day is likely to live longer and be better protected from adverse heart diseases than someone who doesn't. According to a research report, oats are an excellent source of protein. The report also revealed that they can provide every 10 g per 100 gm of protein in the human body. 

  • Brown rice

While vegans can have all types of rice, many research reports suggest that having brown rice has its advantages. According to a study, it has 4 g of protein per 100 g of rice. Brown rice is also considered to be a great source of fibre and carbohydrates. 

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  • Vegetables 

Many green leafy and exotic vegetables are considered to be a great source of protein for vegans. Eaten alone, these vegetables can also be a healthy snack option. Vegetables like asparagus, avocado, broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, and sweetcorn are a major source of protein.

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Disclaimer: The content provided above is for information purpose. This is no way intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. 

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