Desi  Vegetarian High Protein Diet

As we grow old, our body tends to lose lean muscles and slowly we begin to lose muscles mass at a faster  rate.

A protein rich diet regulates the metabolism for the day and maintains a healthy weight.  Proteins are extremely important to build muscles, repair the wear and tear of muscles and overall well-being.

I have managed to list out top protein rich Indian Vegetarian food.

  1. Soya Chunks

Soya Chunks are extremely rich in protein, in fact they have more than eggs.

Along with proteins, it is extremely rich in Vitamin K, Riboflavin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Calcium and Selenium. It increases metabolism, improves bone health. It helps in weight gain and fat loss.

  1. Milk

Consumption of milk in limited quantity can bring tons of health benefits.

Apart from Proteins, milk has Calcium, Potassium, Riboflavin(B2), Phosphorus, Niacin, Vitamin D,B12,A.

This keeps bones stronger and reduces bad cholesterol, boost metabolism and provides essential fatty acids.

  1. Almonds

Almonds give you Vitamins, Minerals, essential fatty acids along with the high protein.

It reduces Cholesterol, strengthen nerves and bones and immune system. It is excellent for brain and hairs.

  1. Moong Dal

100gms of moong dal  gives around 24g of high quality plant based protein. If you are vegetarian and are on diet, moong dal is an excellent source of protein. It keeps your bones healthy and reduces cholesterols. It helps to build immunity and reduces the blood pressure. It is loaded with essential amino acids which strengthens our muscles.

  1. Yogurt

Low  fat  yogurt, that are found in each common household are excellent source of protein. 250ml would give you around 22g of high quality protein. Yogurt  boosts immunity and strengthen bones, skin and hairs. It reduces the bad cholesterol and helps to absorbs nutrients. It is loaded with Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin B complex, Magnesium Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids.

Shikha Aakash

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