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Lentein, derived from the duckweed plant, was already an impressive nutrient-dense plant-based protein source rich in amino acids and omega-3s. However, the fact that duckweed has naturally occurring vitamin B12 in bioactive forms makes the plant “a game-changer,” says Geoff … Continue reading
Beans are a wonderful, vegan source of protein. They are full of fiber—good for lowering cholesterol and pulling heavy metals out of the body—and lysine, an amino acid which repairs tissue. When made in a pressure cooker, beans provide a … Continue reading
I love good-quality beef, particularly grass fed beef. In fact, when I think of typical American food, I think of steaks, hamburgers, roast beef and more. In the Philippines, where diets consist mostly of fish, pork and chicken, I was … Continue reading
Looking for a workout boost? Trying to manage your weight? While protein powders have many benefits, not all protein sources are the same. When pondering what type of protein source is right for you, there are a number of considerations: … Continue reading
“Is it true that when you’re craving chocolate it means you’re protein deficient? I heard that once and started eating more
Protein is very important for strong muscles and bones. Lean protein helps achieve weight loss. I love meat—it has riboflavin, vitamin B12, tyrosine, and the FoodTrient zinc—but I enjoy it in moderation, which protects against cardiovascular disease. I also am … Continue reading
There are several commercials on television right now extolling the virtues of liquid nutrition drinks and their important role in senior health. These nutritional drinks can help boost necessary protein intake as well as other crucial vitamins and minerals. But, … Continue reading
Boron is a trace mineral which is utilized in relatively small amounts in the body. Compared to minerals such as calcium and magnesium, boron and its benefits are not as well-known. Even though it’s a trace mineral, boron still possesses … Continue reading
Whether you love them or hate them, one thing is for sure: 12-hour shifts make for a long day or night.