Or does it qualify as a grain and should it be combined w/beans to make a complete protein? thanks!
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9/20/05 at 10:17am
Originally Posted by toraji
Seitan comes from wheat, so counts as a grain (albeit a refined one since you lose all the bran etc.)
Originally Posted by kaydee
Wouldn't it also count as a protein source, as well? A serving of the one of the brands of seitan I use has 31 g of protein (but only 1 g of fiber), while the other one I use has 20g protein and 10g fiber. I usually see seitan listed with tofu and beans under protein rather than under grains.