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What are the different types of protein?

Protein can be categorized into two types: complete and incomplete proteins. Proteins are made up of smaller units, called amino acids. Complete proteins contain all of the amino acids your body needs and include meat, fish, poultry, dairy, and soy products. Foods that are lacking or are very low in one or more essential amino acids are considered incomplete proteins. These foods include beans, grains, nuts, and vegetables.

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do i have to eat meat to get enough protein in my diet ?
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No you don’t have to meat in order to get enough protein in your diet. Plant based protein sources i...
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how much protein should i have in my diet ?
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how can i eat more protein without adding fat ?
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