45 Vegetarian Protein Sources You Should Be Eating

There are plenty of healthy sources of vegetarian protein out there — you just have to know where to look.

Ask any vegetarian what question they're most sick of hearing and you'll almost always hear the same answer: "How do you get your protein?" While animal protein sources. like fish and chicken, may be staples for many of us trying to achieve a Zero Belly, there are plenty of other ways to enjoy satisfying protein while sticking to a vegetarian diet. Some of the world's top athletes and fitness personalities are vegetarians or vegans, and you can bet they didn't get their physiques from bowl after bowl of pasta.

Even if you're not a vegetarian, these veggie-friendly protein sources are some of the easiest ways to fill your meals with fiber, essential vitamins, and minerals, without adding unnecessary cholesterol or bad fats to your plate. Dig in!