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By: Alexa McDonald, RDN, CDN
Looking to incorporate more plant-based foods into your diet? Although a great idea, diets high in plant-based foods can sometimes lack enough protein. The average diet should include anywhere from 1.0-1.5 gm protein/kg body weight.
Hint: Divide your weight by 2.2 and multiply by 1.0 and 1.5 for your average recommended protein intake. Check out our 5 favorite plant-based protein sources for a nutritious diet high in protein, vitamins, and minerals:
Balanced Nutrition for Health & Performance.
I'm Lexi, a Certified Sports Dietitian and Yoga Instructor. I work with individuals, teams, and groups to find fuel and balance within their diets for health and performance.