Five Myths About Vegetarian Food Busted
In a country like India where many different religious communities such as Hindus and Jains traditionally advocate vegetarianism, it’s important to understand the pros and cons of a vegetarian diet. Here we dig deeper uncover the truth behind five of the most common myths associated with a meat-free diet. Take a look-
Meat doesn’t have a monopoly on protein. In fact, half a cup of beans has about the same amount of protein as 30 grams of meat. To get your recommended dose focus on eating spinach, lentils, beans, nuts, seeds and milk.
Many believe that if you are vegetarian, you probably have difficulty gaining muscle. But if athletes like Anil Kumble and Serena Williams can cut out meat and stay on top of their game, so can you. Actively seek out foods that contain unsaturated fats — like cottage cheese, fortified cereal, eggs, tofu and milk.