Physical Activity and Protein: Many individuals, physically active individuals in particular, believe they need large amounts of protein in order to grow muscle tissue and/or perform better. How would you respond to this belief? Provide evidence concerning the recommendations and some problems with overconsumption of protein. Vegetarians and Protein: One of the common concerns among vegetarians is adequate protein consumption. Do vegetarians need more protein, can they fulfill their needs without consuming animal products, and are there any pros and cons to consuming only plant proteins?