Enzymes, hormones, collagen and hemoglobin- which has the vital job of transporting oxygen from our lungs to our cells are all made from proteins. Proteins are essential for our growth and good health.
When I was diagnosed with malabsorption syndrome stemming from gluten sensitivity I learned I had developed several symptoms of protein deficiency. That's why I try as hard as I can to make sure I get enough protein in my diet and add high-protein grains and flours to my gluten-free recipes.
Meat, poultry, fish, beans and eggs are all sources of high-quality proteins and some, but not all gluten-free grains, grain-like seeds and nuts are also good sources of protein. Learn more about the protein content of your favorite gluten-free grains and which grains you can add to your gluten-free recipes to increase protein content.
Protein Content of 10 Gluten-Free Grains and Grain-Like Seeds
Are you getting enough protein in your diet?