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Originally posted by DarkSide
You can't only eat vegetables or grain, there are amino acids needed in the human body that can only be found in animal protein.
We have to accept that the myth that only animal foods give us the high-quality protein we need is just that – a myth. The Dietitians of Canada and the American Dietetic Association (DC-ADA), in their latest position paper on vegetarian diets, writes, "Plant sources of protein alone can provide adequate amounts of essential amino acids if a variety of plant foods are consumed and energy needs are met."