A Great Vegetable Protein Source Chart

by Christine Hunt

This is one of the best charts of vegetables and their protein content I’ve found.  It contains a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds and beans and their protein content per portion.  Beans and rice make a complete protein so incorporating these together is the same as a serving of meat.  Although meats contain more protein per comparable serving of some plants, they don’t provide the vitamins, minerals, fiber and anti-inflammatory benefits that plants do.  Getting protein from plants has more benefits per meal than those that are meat based which is a good reason to include more of them in your meals.

To your health!


Plant protein chart

Use this reference chart to help you combine various foods to meet your daily protein needs.
Source: yumuniverse.com


  1. Thanks for all of your great healthy life information and for the protein chart for our use.

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