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Thursday, April 1, 2010

Vegetarians & Protein - Other Foods Edition

The New Becoming Vegetarian: The Essential Guide To A Healthy Vegetarian Diet
This is part 3 of 3 in the Vegetarians & Protein series. The first in the series gave a breakdown of the protein content of some of the raw foods we eat. The second post dealt with the protein content of some of the cooked foods we eat. This final post in the series will give a breakdown of some of the other foods we eat not listed previously.   Links to the previous articles are at the bottom of this post.

Protein Content of other Vegetarian Foods that we eat

 Description Weight
 AmountProtein Content
1/4 cup8
1/4 cup5
Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow1401 cup17.21
Oat bran, cooked2191 cup7.03
1/4 cup9
Peanut butter, smooth style, with salt161 tbsp4.03
Pistachio nuts, dry roasted, with salt added
1 oz6.05
Pine nuts, dried
1 oz3.69
1 tbsp2.34
Rice, brown, long-grain, cooked1251955.03
Sesame seeds, whole, dried
1 cup25.53
Sesame seeds, whole, dried
1 tbsp1.60
Sesame seeds, whole, dried
1 oz4.18
Watermelon seed kernels, dried
1 cup26.26
Watermelon seed kernels, dried
1 oz7.44
Watermelon seed kernels, dried
1 cup28.36
Wheat flour, whole-grain1251 cup16.44
Whole wheat bread2 slices2 slices5

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