Being a vegetarian for a lot of people can be a poor choice if not taken seriously. The problem is that in an attempt to avoid meat you can deprive yourself of essential amino acids, the building blocks of protein.
The majority of tissues in your body are made up of protein – one of the most important being muscle. Having the right amino acid balance will ensure that you maintain lean muscle good energy and a tight toned look. Make sure you are combining foods properly to make a complete protein so you can maximize your results.
Below is a protein partnerships chart that will help you to organize your meals so that you are getting the right balance of nutrients.
To create a complete protein, combine food from column 1, 2, 3 with any food from another column.
Low in Lysine
Low in sulphur-carrying amino acids
Low in Tryptophan
Cheese (except cream cheese)
For a protein supplement choose vega sport. This will improve recovery time from your workouts.