Everything you need to know about protein
Do you want to know how much protein you need in a day? Or how to get enough if you're veggie? Perhaps you want to know the best protein bars and powders. Get answers from our expert nutritionists and lots of recipes, too
Whether you're a veggie or vegan looking to get enough protein in your diet, or you're interested in upping your protein intake to boost workouts – we have all the information you need on this essential nutrient. Below you'll find out how much protein you need in a day, which foods are the highest in protein and what it means to follow a high-protein diet. Plus, you'll find lots of high-protein recipes and our best buys for protein bars and powders.
What is protein and how much should you eat?
How much protein should you eat and which foods really pack a punch? Find out how to get all the protein you need and when to up your intake...
While a healthy, balanced diet will provide all the protein most people need, there are times when some people may want a bit of a boost. Find out what your protein requirements are, whether you're eating the right amounts and delicious high-protein recipes to help you when you need a little extra.
Protein is an essential nutrient, but how do we know when we’re eating enough? Registered nutritionist, Kerry Torrens explains how much we need and why it’s so important for our health.
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Discover delicious vegan recipes where at least 20% of the calories comes from protein, to keep you feeling fuller for longer. Tuck into our spicy curried tofu wraps, vegan miso ramen and vegan lasagne.
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