Food allergies are a major problem for millions of Americans. Eight commonplace foods: milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish, and shellfish, are responsible for 90% of all reactions. That’s a lot of protein that’s off the table, even more so if you’re a vegetarian or vegan. Finding an allergy-free, plant-based protein source can seem extremely difficult when you’re faced with dietary restrictions. LENTEINTM is a great alternative for plant-based protein that is completely allergy free. Here are a few other protein-packed, allergy-free proteins you can enjoy no matter your dietary restrictions.
- Hemp Hearts
- Pumpkin Seeds
- Chia Seeds
These plant-based foods each boast protein and nutrient-rich benefits without aggravating your allergy. Add some hemp seeds to your green smoothie, or avocado to a quinoa and black bean salad for a protein-packed, allergen-free meal. If you find yourself among the 15 million Americans with a food allergy, there are so many alternatives for you out there including LENTEINTM.
*Disclaimer: LENTEINTM has assembled this information in good faith and tries to present everything as accurately and objectively as possible. If you find that you have a food allergy, consult a doctor.