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50 Powerful Sources of Plant-Based Protein

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50 Powerful Sources of Plant-Based Protein

Think meat is the only good source of protein? Think again. Our modern global food system is a major contributor to climate change with meat and dairy as big time offenders. Going vegetarian or vegan has been touted as one of the best things you can do for the planet. Even if you're not ready to go full veg or vegan, you should consider eating more plant-based foods. It's just healthier for you and the planet.

Use this guide from Healthy Indonesia to seek out plant-based protein:

Photo credit: Healthy Indonesia

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