A huge dilemma most vegetarians face while gaining muscle mass is: am I getting enough proteins? After all, most of us have been prescribed the renowned high-protein-low-carb diet to get ripped. But cast aside your aspersions; there are tons of proteins to be found in vegetarian sources too.
Whole Grains and Quinoa
Whole grains are a great source of protein but you’ve hit jackpot in quinoa. Unlike many other sources of vegetarian protein, quinoa comprises of all essentials that make it a ‘complete protein’. Just one cup of cooked quinoa provides you with about 18 grams of protein. Whole grains, including whole grain bread, brown rice, and barley are some of the ideal protein-rich options for vegetarians.