• The Pros and Cons of Legumes as a Protein Source

    2 days ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    Whether for health, ethical, or environmental reasons, more people are eating more plant-based protein sources. One reason you might want to do this is for health and longevity. Is there evidence to support this? A study discussed on cardiosmart.org found consuming larger quantities of plant-based protein reduced the risk of death by 16%. Plants may contain substantial amounts of protein, although not all sources contain a full array of the essential amino acids your body needs but can't make. However, if you eat a variety of plant-based protein sources, you'll get the full array of...
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