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plant protein: The 10 richest foods

Plant protein

Becoming vegan or deciding to reduce your meat consumption means going without animal protein. Fortunately, nature is well made and provides us with plant protein that fill this lack. Here are the 10 plants rich in protein.


Spirulina : 65 g of protein per 100 g

pirulina plant protein

Spirulina is by far the best source of plant protein. This super algae provides 65g of protein for a 100g serving, which is twice as much as soy. Due to its exceptional protein and amino acid content, it is used as an alternative to meat in developing countries.


Soy: 36 g of protein per 100 g

Soja plant protein

The soybean is particularly rich in protein since it provides 36g of protein per 100g. Soybeans are a strong alternative to meat as they contain more iron and protein in equal volume than beef. It is also a great source of essential fatty acids that help fight cholesterol.


Hemp seeds: 26 g of protein per 100 g

Hemp seeds plant protein

In addition to being rich in omega-3s, vitamins A, D and E, hemp seeds are a significant source of plant protein. They provide 26g of protein for a 100g serving.


Pumpkin seeds: 25 g of protein per 100 g

Pumpkin plant protein

Plain or roasted, squash seeds are an important source of vegetable protein, they contain 25 g of protein for a 100 g serving. They are also very well supplied with vitamins A, B1, B2 as well as minerals (iron, zinc, copper, potassium calcium).


Peanut butter: 25 g of Plant Protein per 100 g

Peanut butter

Although it is particularly fatty and caloric, peanut butter is rich in zinc, phosphorus, vitamin B3. And above all in protein, since 100 grams of peanut butter provides around 25 grams of protein.


Azuki beans: 25 g of Plant Protein per 100 g

Azuki beans

Azuki is a small red bean that comes straight from Japan. not very well-known, it deserves to be because it contains a high level of protein, 25 g per 100 g.


Fenugreek: 23 g of Plant Protein per 100 g

Fenugreek plant protein

Fenugreek seeds are used as a spice to enhance dishes. They are rich in fiber, stimulate digestion and appetite and have the particularity of being very rich in protein since they provide 23 g of protein for a 100 g serving.


Tempeh: 20 g of Plant Protein per 100 g

Tempeh plant

Tempeh is a food made from fermented yellow soybeans. This cheese-like preparation from Indonesia is an interesting source of protein, almost 20 grams.


Plant Protein : Chickpeas: 19 g of Plant Protein per 100 g


Chickpeas are the king of legumes in terms of protein intake, indeed almost 19g of protein per 100g. A score that makes it the darling of vegetarians. It is also a very good source of fiber, magnesium and calcium


Chia seeds: 17 g of Plant Protein per 100 g

Chia seeds

This seed, from Central America, is rich in antioxidants, fiber, potassium and omega-3, but its main asset is its protein content, 17 g per 100 g.

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