by Andrea Baines
And to answer this question it pays to understand what protein is and how the body uses it.
Nutrition is not a complete science and is constantly evolving through modern research technologies. And whilst conventional nutrition still teaches us that meat is the best source of complete protein, I think it would be safe to say that in the modern world there is a lot of unhealthy meat out there, along with many very unhealthy meat-eaters! Of course, there are also unhealthy vegans and vegetarians, and so it pays to educate oneself about the best sources of protein available, regardless of what diet you choose. (more…)