1.Protein and amino acid
After the protein is absorbed by the body, it is converted into amino acids, which can re-produce proteins for the body’s cells and improve the metabolism in the body. Its compound glutathione has high antioxidant function
Essential amino acids (meaning that the body cannot synthesize or the rate of synthesis cannot meet the needs) and needs to be supplemented by the outside world (food intake)
2.high protein vegetarian diet for weight loss
The protein content of meat, fish and shellfish is about 15% to 25%;
The fat (fat part) is only about 2%;
Eggs have slightly lower protein, 10% -14%;
Milk has the lowest protein content, 1% -5%
Soy protein content is as high as 40%;
Nuts such as peanuts, walnuts, almonds, and lotus seeds contain higher protein (15% -30%);
Cereals generally contain 6% -10% protein;
Potatoes and common vegetables contain 2% -4% protein.
3.animal protein vs plant protein absorption
Animal protein and human protein are very similar, but when digesting animal protein, the body needs to consume more energy in order to break down animal protein into individual amino acid molecules, and then reconstitute the new protein. The use of plant protein is not high-quality protein and incomplete. Protein is different from human amino acids. The outer layer of plant protein is covered by a thin film, so it is relatively slow during digestion. During metabolism, plant protein will produce more unbalanced amino acids, and its absorption and utilization rate is only About 50%, in contrast, the amino acid ratio of animal protein is relatively balanced, and the digestion and absorption utilization rate can reach about 70%.