7 nutritious plant-based proteins

Recent research has placed us in quite a pickle: Experts say we should be eating more protein to maintain or lose weight, but red meat places us at a higher risk for diseases like type 2 diabetes, breast cancer, and heart disease. Confused eater, it’s time to embrace plant-based proteins. While soy is still a main contender in this category, a bevy of newer, surprising protein options are available. Take a gander at these fresh plant proteins—whether you’re an herbivore or not.

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