8. Get revved up by eating beans and legumes
No protein means no energy, and who can afford that?
“In addition, your body needs a steady supply of protein to keep your muscles strong. When your muscles are weak, you may be dragging,” says Forberg. Vegetarians and meat-lovers alike can keep their bodies in tip-top shape with protein-packed beans and legumes.
Throw them on top of salads, stir into hearty soups and sneak into homemade hummus.
I like them as a warm bean salad with fish or chicken. Yum!