Beans and Soy
Whether you are trying to reduce or eliminate your animal protein intake, cleaning up your diet, or just looking to add variety lentils and legumes are excellent additions to the diet.
Lentils and legumes are high in fiber, abundant in B vitamins, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium and potassium. They are low in fat, calories and have no cholesterol–actually, they lower cholesterol especially high fat diets. And they have high levels of protein. Unfortunately, most legumes are not completes in their amino acid profile, lacking in adequate amounts of tryptophan and methalinine however, adding the right grain will complete their profile.