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Why do legumes + grains make 'complete proteins'?

I've heard a thousand times that legumes themselves are "incomplete proteins", meaning they are deficient in some amino acid, so it is beneficial to combine them with grains, which have the amino acid ...
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Lacto Vegetarian sources of BCAAs - Branch Chain Amino Acids?

What are lacto-vegetarian sources of BCAAs? Can consume the following: Dairy based - Work for lacto - veg Honey Plant based - Work for Vegans as well No: No eggs or animal / meat/ fish
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Collagen: An interesting food supplement or an unnecessary one?

It's becoming quite usual that people older than ¿30-40? years old complement their diet with collagen for bones and specially articulations-related issues. I know some of them which use it as a ...
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What are the most likely essential amino acids to be deficient in a vegan diet?

What are the most likely essential amino acids to be deficient in a vegan diet? Where to find them?