Plant-based Paleo: Protein-rich vegan recipes for well-being and vitality


Sources say that before our ancestors learned to hunt, they ate a raw diet comprised of what they could gather in the wilderness. The plant-based diet gave us everything we needed then, and it does now! Plant proteins are easier for the body to absorb than animal proteins. A plant-based diet provides 10–15% of calories from protein, a safe intake for a healthy human. When eating a raw diet, nuts, sprouts, seeds, sprouted grains and leafy greens are examples of foods that are especially protein-rich. Recommended calcium intake is more healthfully achieved by eating leafy green vegetables like kale, and other calcium rich non-dairy foods like broccoli, seaweed, sesame seeds, and sprouted quinoa. Plants

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ISBN:

9781849756129

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

144

Dimensions:

23cm x 19cm

RRP:

$39.99

Category:

Food

Publisher:

Ryland Peters and Small

Published:

01 April 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jenna Zoe