Vegan Complete Protein Ratios

One of the most ubiquitous combinations of food found in indigenous cultures around the world is rice and beans. Rice (high in lysine) and beans (high in methionine) provide the body with all the essential amino acids necessary to build protein that would otherwise be lacking from a vegan diet. For a great cheat-sheet listing […]

October 20, 2014 · Michael · No Comments
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The Methionine + Lysine Complete Protein Cheat Sheet

Being a self-educated vegan, it’s easy to muck things up–especially when it comes to eating the right protein when the FDA doesn’t require foods to be labeled with their amino acid contents. The mere grams of protein in a meal is insufficient information to determine how much protein your body can actually absorb. I recently […]

February 12, 2011 · Michael · 2 Comments
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Cheap Vegan Protein Shakes

The more I learned about the meat industry in America, the more I learned how impossible it was to maintain a low carbon foot print and live a sustainable lifestyle while still supporting the meat industry. Organic meats are few and far between, expensive, and still less efficient than eating plants directly. So, several months […]

March 9, 2010 · Michael · No Comments
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