"Where Do You Get Your Protein?"
the truth about plant protein

Whole plant foods contain every single essential amino acid for human health and growth.

That is because plants make all 20 amino acids [SOURCE] [SOURCE 2]therefore we obtain all 20 when we eat them, including the 8 (some say 9 now) essential ones. Humans and animals are only able to synthesize 12 of the 20 amino acids and need to obtain the rest from plants or animals (who intially obtained all their essential amino acids from plants)

When eating plants, you don't need to worry about getting "complete protein". And it's not necessary to combine specific protein foods at one sitting to make a complete protein. This is a myth as current science has now proven. All plant based foods have varying amounts of protein and the body will combine proteins from all sources, to get all the "complete protein" that it needs.

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