Plant-based Proteins for Diabetes

Eating less meat is linked with a lower risk of diabetes.

Here are some nutritious plant-based protein you can include:

Chickpeas, Beans, and Lentils  They provide upto 10-20 grams of protein in a ½ cup serving

Quinoa  Try to swap out rice for quinoa.

Tofu and Tempeh  They both are very good vegetarian protein sources

Nuts and Seeds  Like walnuts and sunflower seeds, can provide an easy protein boost.

It’s an old myth that it’s difficult to get enough protein on a plant-based diet.