One of the most pervasive myths in North America is the belief that we need large amounts of protein to be healthy. Is protein important? Absolutely! But in large quantities it could actually harm your health.
The trick is to make better and safer protein choices on a regular basis. If you’re eating a well-balanced plant-based diet and consuming a wide variety of vegetables, greens, sprouts, legumes, tempeh, beans, nuts, seeds and grains, then you’ll easily meet your protein needs.