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Protein Is Vital For Normal Bodily Function. Here are 12 Healthy Vegetarian Sources Of Protein

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10 Milk

Milk contains two important proteins, casein (80%) and whey (20%). Both proteins contain all nine essential amino acids required for normal function of human physiology. 100 grams of milk contains 3.4 gms of protein so you can well calculate how much you get from one glass of milk. For those who are lactose intolerant, you could resort to casein based milk only. However consult your doctor first if you are lactose intolerant.

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11 Cottage cheese

Cottage cheese is rich in essential nutrients besides being a good vegetarian source of protein, 100 gms of cottage cheese yields about 11 gms of protein. Cottage cheese is a good source of calcium and is an active component of weight loss diets.

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12 Yoghurt

1 cup of plain whole milk yoghurt contains 8.5 gms of protein. If you consume Greek yoghurt you get an added benefit of 10 Gms of protein as well as all nine essential amino acids. Yoghurt is packed with essential nutrients besides being rich in probiotics which introduce good bacteria in the body and promote a healthy gut.

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