Can you get enough proteins from a vegan diet ?
A protein is like a pearl necklace. Each pearl represents an amino acid. Some amino acids can be synthesized by the body but 9 of them can not and therefore must be brought by food, they are called « essential amino acid ». These are: leucine, isoleucine, methionine, threonine, phenylalanine, tryptophan, valine, lysine. In order for the protein synthesis to be optimal, they must contain simultaneously (at the same meal) the 9 essential amino acids. If one of these elements is