Protein is an essential nutrient to the body and most people consume protein through dairy products and meat. Although they are good sources, but they come with certain side effects such as increase in body weight, cholesterol levels and body heat during the summer. Here is the list of few protein rich vegetarian food that you can have for this season.
Beans – Beans are a
must on everyone's diet at least for the summer. It is a rich source
of protein, fiber and helps in reducing cholesterol and body heat.
Quinoa – This super grain is the most
famous protein rich, vegetarian food. It contains nine essential
amino acids and is must for the list for healthy summer foods.
Amaranth – Similar to quinoa,
Amaranth also contains a lot of amino acids and forms an essential
part in protein rich vegetarian diet in summer. It also helps in
weight management and reducing cholesterol levels.
Split peas – Found in yellow and
green colours, split peas are a high source of protein and dietary
fiber. They also helps in reducing cholesterol levels and body heat.
Soya milk – Soya milk is produced by
grinding a boiling soya beans in water. It contains naturally, high
levels of protein and fiber and helps your body to be functional in
an optimum level.