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What can I eat besides meat for protein?????

I workout 4-5 times a week. I do at least 30 min. cardio on those days alternate working legs & arms & do stomach every day. I would like to lose a little body fat & make it toned. I know that meat is good for protein but what else?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:06 PM on Feb. 11, 2010 in Diet & Fitness

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  • Beans
    legalmommy101

    Answer by legalmommy101 at 2:08 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • beans have protein. Soy as well. When I was a vegetarian I use to take Gelatin supplements to help with that also.

    SalemWitchChild

    Answer by SalemWitchChild at 2:09 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • yogert, cottage cheese, egg whites, protien powder, and of course fish (if that is different to meat in your mind.. LOL).
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:12 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • yes egg whites and nuts
    New2Florida

    Answer by New2Florida at 2:20 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • Nuts, beans, eggs
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:49 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • look up on the net how to combine foods to make a complete proteins like mixing whole wheat bread with peanut butter makes a complete protein. I just bought a vegan protein powder that I LOVE its chocolate and is made up of rice protein, 22 grams per serving and i mix it wil almond milk. Its called LIFE SOURCE. I workout a lot too and I try to not eat a bunch of meat and dairy.
    momluja

    Answer by momluja at 3:04 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • try quinoa, it has the most protein of all the grains just boil it and eat it plain or in salads. Soak ir first so it doesn't give you gas.
    momluja

    Answer by momluja at 3:05 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • * Nuts: hazels, brazils, almonds, cashews, walnuts, pine kernels etc.
    * Seeds: sesame, pumpkin, sunflower, linseeds.
    * Pulses: peas, beans, lentils, peanuts.
    * Grains/cereals: wheat (in bread, flour, pasta etc), barley, rye, oats, millet, maize (sweetcorn), rice.
    * Soya products: tofu, tempeh, textured vegetable protein, veggieburgers, soya milk.
    * Dairy products: milk, cheese, yoghurt (butter and cream are very poor sources of protein).
    * Free range eggs.
    SabrinaLC

    Answer by SabrinaLC at 3:59 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • beans, greek yogurt, peanut butter, any meat substitute, add protein powder to your drinks
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:55 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

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