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Healthy eating: Some plant foods and their protein content
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Healthy eating: Some plant foods and their protein content

It needs no retelling that protein plays an extremely important role in creating and maintaining cells of the muscles, cartilage, bones, and also the skin. Additionally, an increasing number of people are looking to stay fit with a protein-rich diet. A study published in Hypertension, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Heart Association (AHA), said that eating a balanced diet with protein from a greater variety of sources may help adults lower the risk of developing high blood pressure. However, despite its popularity and easy availability, there is a common misconception that protein choices are limited for vegetarians. Busting this very myth, Dr Vara Yanamandra, an Ayurveda expert, took to Instagram and shared, “Protein is an abundant macronutrient found in many plant-based food...