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Duckweed: A Nutrient-Dense, Plant-Based Protein

Lentein, derived from the duckweed plant, was already an impressive nutrient-dense

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Power to the Protein! We’re Full of Beans and Lovin’ It!

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

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Pasture Prime: The Benefits of Grass Fed Beef

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

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4 Tips for Picking Your Perfect Protein

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

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Chocolate…As a Protein Substitute?

“Is it true that when you’re craving chocolate it means you’re protein deficient? I heard that once and started eating more

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Racking Up the Protein With Lamb

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

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Liquid Nutrition Drinks Cashing in on You?

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

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The Bountiful Benefits of Boron

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

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5 Best Snacks To Get You Through Long Work Shifts

Whether you love them or hate them, one thing is for sure: 12-hour shifts make for a long day or night.

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Seafood Is a Recipe for Building Bones

Bone-building protein is in abundant supply in meats and dairy products, such as yogurt and cream. Seafood also has plenty of protein per square inch. Seafood chowder with cream and potatoes is very good for bone health. Beans are an … Continue reading

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