. Protein is “thermogenic,” which means that it requires a lot of energy to metabolize and digest. Every time you eat protein it physically burns calories; in fact, protein burns approximately 1/3 of its calories through digestion. On top of burning calories, protein also helps keep blood sugar levels controlled and minimizes spikes in insulin. THAT’s the definition of a fat-blasting nutrient.
“But how do you get enough protein?” Sick of hearing that question, yet? Contrary to popular myth and misconception, you can easily get all the complete protein you need on a vegetarian or vegan diet. This infographic will show you exactly how. #VegaTeam