Tonight I made myself steamed kale, quinoa and beans! They both had a metric fuck ton of red pepper flakes. I also added flax to the quinoa because why the hell not! Both had a bunch of garlic, red onion, and soy sauce. This was the first time making my own vegan dinner. I think it came out great.
To your body, protein from pork chops looks and acts the same as protein from peanuts. What’s different is the protein “package” — the fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that invariably come along with protein. The two Harvard studies add to a growing body of evidence that emphasizing plant protein sources is a better bet for long-term health.
I have always been totally opposed to the idea of diets. It implies that when you’ve lost the weight you’ll go right back to your bad habits. I instead practice healthy eating. It’s a permanent lifestyle change not a temporary one.