Re: [Raw Food] Protein, Sharon
- --- In rawfood@y..., sharonsky@w... wrote:
> Hi Marlene :)Yes, meat does have all the essential amino acids in them. I still eat alittle meat, but mostly beans and beans don't even have all the amino acids we need. I grew up on a farm and have not been able to stay away from meat yet and am not sure I want to. I do love the way raw food makes me feel. I believe there are liquid amino acids available and I wonder how many of the amino acids are in that product?
> >>I've mentioned the importance of amino acids. If there is a deficiency
> in amino acids, there may be problems with emotions. We don't need alot
> of protein to be healthy, in fact alot of protein is damaging to the
> body. I<<
> I will go check out those posts now. One thing that made me wonder,
> though is that one of the women whom I've seen have emotional problems
> does eat meat....but when she goes light on it or maybe skips the meat
> and just has cheese, I've seen her have problems... I thought that meat
> and dairy have high amounts of all of the essential amino acids (aka
> complete protein) so this made it appear that a higher quantity of
> protein was needed.
> I guess the test would be for me to eat less protein, but a bigger
> variety of vegetable protein sources and see what happens.