Several overlapping trends are driving interest in plant-based proteins, but a rise in veganism or vegetarianism isn't one of them. While most Americans still eat meat, their diets are becoming more adventurous. Young people in particular are expanding their food horizons. [more...]
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The largest proteins at a retail level now include: Coconut, Almond, Pea, Brown Rice Flour, Quinoa, Lentils, Cashews, Oats, and Soy.
You will find these proteins as the number one ingredient in crackers, yogurt, milk, pasta, cookies, frozen burgers, frozen pizza, ice cream, faux beef, chicken and cheese—the list goes on! The one thing most of them have in common is the variety of ways they can be used.Read more...