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Old 01-25-2007, 12:26 PM   #1
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I've heard that veggie burgers, and most veggie-meat products in general have more protien then the meat ones. Is this true? I've seen veggie burgers with about 14g of protien each. I'm not sure hwo much meat ones have.
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Old 01-25-2007, 12:40 PM   #2
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per 1 cup, cooked
Calories 331.77
Calories from Fat 202.65

% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22.52g 35%
Saturated Fat 8.84g 44% Polyunsaturated Fat 0.842g
Monounsaturated Fat 9.86g
Cholesterol 106.12mg 35%
Sodium 491.03mg 20%
Potassium 367.23mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 30.15g 60%


Break Down of 1 cup of lean ground beef. From Fitday.com.

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Old 01-25-2007, 01:36 PM   #3
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Your average beef patty will contain somewhere around 2o to 25 grams of protein.

BTW, go here to get a list of foods, common serving sizes, and the protein content by grams.

And go here to get lists for other nutrients also.

These are also available in alphabetical order.

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If you act sanctimonious I will just list out your logical fallacies until you get pissed off and spew blasphemous remarks.
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Old 01-25-2007, 07:29 PM   #4
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I'm not sure how much your daily intake is and assuming your eating 2-3 burgers, its a comparison of 30-45grams (veggie) vs 50-75grams. Plus I'm also assuming you're gonna have these maybe once or twice a week.

Personally I would go with the beef ones because you're getting more bang for your buck with the protein.

But with a smaller calorie intake where you dont' have to force feed multiple meals a day, its easy enough to make up those 20 odd grams with another meal.

If your daily calories are fairly low, I would say eat whichever you prefer
If your calories are high, go with the beef

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I'm just guessing but is it soy protein in veggie burgurs
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Thats a good point joker, if it is a soy based protien, then I wouldnt eat them if they were free.
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Old 01-26-2007, 06:51 AM   #7
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LOL, your still on about that? Paranoia. They have less protein. End of story.
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Old 01-26-2007, 07:36 AM   #8
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yeah you know me, besides, have you ever seen the people who drink soy milk? If thats not enough evidence for you eric, then I say your a blind man ... BLIND I TELL YA
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Old 01-26-2007, 07:46 AM   #9
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All things in moderation! Not only have I seen people who drink soy milk I used to be one (for various reasons). But don't isolate single dietary variables. Not only can you have too much soy milk you can have too much fiber (in vegan diets), shortages, all sorts of problems. Overreliance on a limited diet is bad in the long run, no doubt about it, with much of the problem coming from digestive disturbances. But if you look at one thing someone consumes and blame that on whatever shortcomings you percieve then you are making the same mistake as the people who perpetuate this airy fairy pseudo-science .

As per my usual take on soy: I wouldn't consume LARGE quantities of soy products made with soy concetrate. The traditional fermented products are much better. If you want to use a lot of soy use a soy isolate and if you turn into a woman, I'll eat my hat. BTW, the addtion of methionine to soy isolate has improved it's BV. I don't really care one way or another I just don't like the BS info.

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Hmm which BS info are you referring to eric?
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