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    protein needs

    I have a slight aversion to food so I track my food through cronometer.com to make sure I am getting enough calories in the right amounts of carbs, proteins, fat. Although I keep my grains to a minimum (I might eat some quinoa or millet maybe once a week at best), I am getting too many carbs and not enough protein. I eat a LOT of veggies, some fruit, and various seeds and nuts. I try to eat meat every day, but after having been a vegetarian for 13 years, I still just don't eat it enough I guess. HOnestly, I guess I am one of those people to whom eating is a nuisance and a thing that has to be done to stay alive. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can get more protein? I drink Progenex Recovery after I work out (I work out around 6 times a week either running or Crossfit), and I did find some Quest protein bars that don' have anything too objectionable in them.

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    Just keep working at it. Eggs, cheese (is cheese ok for you?). Heck if you wanna use a whey protein drink have at it till you get over the aversion.

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    cheese is fine. As a matter of fact, I make cheese from my goats' milk. (I sell it). I have been looking at whey protein. thanks.

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