The Basics | Protein & Calcium Alternatives


One of the main concerns for those considering incorporating more vegetarian foods into their diet is, "How will I get enough protein?". And if they are going to reduce dairy products, "How will I get enough calcium?". Sufficient protein comes very easily and naturally with a balanced vegetarian diet. The vegetarian alternatives listed below as well as whole grains are more efficient nutritionally, ecologically and morally than animal foods.

  • Beans/Legumes

  • Soy Foods

  • Seitan

  • Nuts/Seeds

  • Protein Content

  • Calcium Content