As many other vegans can relate, non-vegans are always posing the question of where do we get our protein. More about that later in this article but first a bit more about how proteins are absorbed by the body and break down into amino acids and then create new proteins needed for the production of … Continue reading "Here’s to Protein! Your Body Would be Totally Lost Without It"
Our bodies need protein, which comes from both essential and non-essential amino acids highlighted here. The body produces non-essential amino acids, but the 9 essential amino acids: Histidine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine, Tryptophan, and Valine, must come from food sources. It is important for vegans to take note of the essential amino acids … Continue reading "What Every Vegan Should Know About Protein and the Essential Amino Acids"