Protein in Vegetables

protein in vegetables

Most people think meat when they think protein, that isn’t the case since everything in this life needs protein to live, including vegetables which is why protein in vegetables is very abundant. When it comes to vegetables you will find that most of them are packed with protein. Vegetables are a awesome alternative to meats if you have problems with eating meat or poultry, or seafood. I my self was a vegetarian for 9 months and I never felt starved of protein, because there was always plenty of vegetables around to fill the void.

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Protein in Vegetables

Serving Size Percent of Calories from Protein Protein Calories Calories from Protein
Alfalfa seeds, sprouted, raw
1 cup 55.00% 1.32 g 9.57 5.27
100g 55.00% 3.99 g 29 15.96
Artichokes, (globe or french), raw
100g 27.80% 3.27 g 47 13.08
1 artichoke, medium 27.80% 4.19 g 60.16 16.74
1 artichoke, large 27.80% 5.30 g 76.14 21.19
Asparagus, raw
100g 44.00% 2.20 g 20 8.8
1 cup 44.00% 2.95 g 26.8 11.79
Beans, fava beans, in pod, raw
100g 29.10% 6.41 g 88 25.63
1 cup 29.10% 8.07 g 110.88 32.29
Beans, green beans, raw
100g 23.50% 1.82 g 31 7.28
1 cup 23.50% 2.00 g 34.1 8.01
Beans, kidney beans, mature seeds, sprouted, raw
100g 44.60% 3.23 g 29 12.92
1 cup 44.60% 5.94 g 53.36 23.78
Lima beans, immature seeds, raw
100g 24.20% 6.84 g 113 27.36
1 cup 24.20% 10.67 g 176.28 42.68
Mung beans, mature seeds, sprouted, raw
100g 40.10% 3.01 g 30 12.02
1 cup 40.10% 3.13 g 31.2 12.5
Beans, navy beans, mature seeds, sprouted, raw
100g 29.60% 4.96 g 67 19.83
1 cup 29.60% 5.16 g 69.68 20.63
Beans, pinto beans, mature seeds, sprouted, raw
100g 27.80% 4.31 g 62 17.25
Beans, shellie beans, canned, solids and liquids
100g 23.50% 1.76 g 30 7.04
1 cup 23.50% 4.31 g 73.5 17.25
Beans, yellow beans, raw
100g 23.50% 1.82 g 31 7.28
1 cup 23.50% 2.00 g 34.1 8.01
Beets, raw
100g 15.00% 1.61 g 43 6.44
1 cup 15.00% 2.19 g 58.48 8.76
Broccoli, stalks, raw
100g 33.10% 2.32 g 28 9.26
1 stalk 33.10% 2.64 g 31.92 10.56
Brussels sprouts, raw
1 cup 31.40% 2.97 g 37.84 11.9
100g 31.40% 3.38 g 43 13.52
Cabbage, raw
1 cup, shredded 24.00% 1.01 g 16.8 4.03
100g 24.00% 1.44 g 24 5.76
Carrots, raw
100g 9.10% 0.93 g 41 3.72
1 cup, chopped 9.10% 1.19 g 52.48 4.76
Cauliflower, raw
1 cup 31.70% 1.98 g 25 7.92
100g 31.70% 1.98 g 25 7.92
Celery, raw
100g 19.70% 0.69 g 14 2.76
1 cup, diced 19.70% 0.83 g 16.8 3.31
Chives, raw
1 tbsp chopped 43.60% 0.10 g 0.9 0.39
100g 43.60% 3.27 g 30 13.08
Collards, raw
1 cup, chopped 32.70% 0.88 g 10.8 3.53
100g 32.70% 2.45 g 30 9.8
Coriander (cilantro) leaves, raw
0.25 cup 37.00% 0.09 g 0.92 0.34
100g 37.00% 2.13 g 23 8.52
Corn, sweet, yellow, raw
100g 14.50% 3.12 g 86 12.48
1 cup 14.50% 4.80 g 132.44 19.21
Cucumber, with peel, raw
0.5 cup slices 16.10% 0.31 g 7.8 1.26
100g 16.10% 0.61 g 15 2.42
1 cucumber (8-1/4″) 16.10% 1.82 g 45.15 7.29
Eggplant, raw
1 cup, cubes 16.80% 0.83 g 19.68 3.31
100g 16.80% 1.01 g 24 4.04
Garlic, raw
100g 16.50% 6.16 g 149 24.65
1 cup 16.50% 8.38 g 202.64 33.52
Leeks, (bulb and lower-leaf portion), freeze-dried
1 tbsp 18.90% 0.03 g 0.64 0.12
0.25 cup 18.90% 0.12 g 2.57 0.49
100g 18.10% 14.49 g 321 57.96
Lentils, sprouted, raw
1 cup 27.70% 5.65 g 81.62 22.62
100g 27.70% 7.34 g 106 29.37
Lettuce, red leaf, raw
1 cup shredded 33.20% 0.37 g 4.48 1.49
100g 33.30% 1.33 g 16 5.32
1 head 33.30% 4.11 g 49.44 16.44
Mushroom, oyster, raw
1 small 44.80% 0.62 g 5.55 2.48
100g 44.80% 4.14 g 37 16.56
1 large 44.80% 6.13 g 54.76 24.51
Mushrooms, brown, Italian, or Crimini, raw
1 piece 40.00% 0.31 g 3.08 1.23
100g 40.00% 2.20 g 22 8.81
Mushrooms, enoki, raw
1 medium 27.90% 0.07 g 1.02 0.28
1 large 27.90% 0.12 g 1.7 0.47
100g 27.90% 2.37 g 34 9.48
Mushrooms, portabella, raw
100g 38.30% 2.49 g 26 9.97
Onions, raw
100g 8.80% 0.92 g 42 3.68
Onions, sweet, raw
100g 9.40% 0.80 g 34 3.2
Onions, welsh, raw
100g 20.40% 1.74 g 34 6.95
Parsley, raw
1 cup 33.00% 1.78 g 21.6 7.13
100g 33.00% 2.97 g 36 11.88
Peas, mature seeds, sprouted, raw
100g 22.80% 7.30 g 128 29.19
1 cup 22.80% 8.76 g 153.6 35.03
Peppers, sweet, yellow, raw
100g 14.50% 0.98 g 27 3.92
1 pepper, large (3-3/4″ long, 3″ dia) 14.50% 1.82 g 50.22 7.29
Pickles, cucumber, dill
100g 13.80% 0.62 g 18 2.48
1 large (4″ long) 13.80% 0.84 g 24.3 3.35
1 cup (about 23 slices) 13.80% 0.96 g 27.9 3.84
Potatoes, white, flesh and skin, raw
100g 9.60% 1.68 g 70 6.72
1 potato medium (2-1/4″ to 3-1/4″ dia) 9.60% 3.58 g 149.1 14.31
Pumpkin, raw
100g 13.80% 0.90 g 26 3.6
1 cup (1″ cubes) 13.80% 1.04 g 30.16 4.17
Spinach, raw
1 cup 49.70% 0.86 g 6.9 3.43
100g 49.70% 2.86 g 23 11.44
Squash, zucchini, baby, raw
1 medium 48.20% 0.28 g 2.31 1.11
1 large 48.20% 0.41 g 3.36 1.62
100g 48.20% 2.53 g 21 10.13
Sweetpotato, raw, unprepared
100g 8.30% 1.57 g 76 6.28
1 cup, cubes 8.30% 2.09 g 101.08 8.35
Tomatoes, yellow, raw
100g 25.50% 0.96 g 15 3.82
1 cup, chopped 25.50% 1.33 g 20.85 5.31
Turnips, raw
100g 12.90% 0.90 g 28 3.6
1 cup, cubes 12.90% 1.17 g 36.4 4.68

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