(HealthDay News) -- Veggies can be a healthier protein alternative to meat.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says plant-based foods that are a good source of protein include:
- Lentils and beans, which are also rich in vitamins and minerals while low in fat and cholesterol.
- Tofu, tempeh and other soy products.
- Nuts and seeds.
- Broccoli and spinach.
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