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Pair Beans and Grains for Good Health

Beans and grains have sustained cultures around the world for centuries. The pairing of the two began out of necessity, due to shortages of animal protein and abundant plant foods during the earliest days of agriculture, but has long since become a sustained marriage that has shaped culinary tradition, from

Eggs: An Excellent Source of Important Nutrients

At some point, you’ve probably heard that you shouldn’t eat eggs if you have high cholesterol or heart disease. However, in recent years, researchers have learned much about dietary cholesterol, as well as the many nutritional benefits of eggs.
“Eggs offer a variety of nutrients, notably protein,” says clinical dietitian Stephan

Ask the Doctor: Whey Protein Concentrate and Isolate

Q. What is the difference between whey protein concentrate and whey protein isolate? Does one contain more protein than the other?

A. Whey protein is a substance found in the liquid that is formed when animal milk is made into cheese. Whey protein is called a complete protein because it contains

Add Ancient Grains to Your Diet to Boost Fiber, Vitamins, and Minerals

Looking to the past for inspiration, people are turning to “ancient grains” to modernize their cooking.
“Ancient grains include grains, cereals, and seeds that have been grown, largely unmodified, for thousands of years. They provide many essential nutrients, including protein, fiber, and vitamins and minerals,” says Tanya Freirich, MS, RD, CDN,

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