Tag: plant based protein

6. Protein

The Nuts and Bolts of Protein
Protein is an integral part of the human body. Not only is it essential for forming muscles, bones, skin, and hair, but it also is a component of every cell in your body. It may help to think of protein as a structure made up

What to Eat for Arterial Health

What you put on your plate every day can help protect your arteries from damage, and thus, lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack and stroke. Focusing on a diet that contains a wide variety of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables, healthy fats like olive oil and nuts, beans and

Pulses: Power-Packed Plant Protein

You’re probably familiar with “legumes,” which are casually referred to as beans, but you may not be acquainted with “pulses.” Pulses are a type of legume that is harvested solely for its seeds rather than eaten fresh as vegetables. Pulses include a variety of dried beans (such as garbanzo, kidney,

4. Vegetable Superfoods

Vegetables have always had a reputation for being healthy, and research continues to support that a vegetable-rich diet is a winning approach to optimal health and disease protection. The edible roots, leaves, stems, buds, flowers, and flesh from plants fall under the broad category of vegetables. According to botanical classifications,

3. Whole-Grain Superfoods

Within every whole-grain kernel, you’ll find a remarkable supply of important nutrients. Whole grains are a top source of unrefined carbohydrates (carbs), the slowly-digested “fuel” that provides your body with a steady supply of energy needed for the optimal function of all of your body’s systems.
Carbs have been the target

Environmental Nutrition Index: January 2014 – December 2014

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Beverages

Alcohol: To Drink or Not to Drink (Dec, 6)
Coffee Creamers Nutrition Comparison (Dec, 5)
Diet Soda: Kick the Habit (Apr, 1)
Hydrate Well for Health (Aug, 4)
Tea Boosts Cancer Protection (Apr, 3)

Cooking

Cooking for Optimal Health (Jun, 2)
Culinary Top Tips for Health (Jul, 4)
Home Cooking Cuts Calories (Apr,

Treat Anxiety and Depression Than Can Lead to Faster Aging

The effects of chronic un­treated depression and anxiety aren’t limited to mental and emotional suffering: They may hasten aging, as well. Research has linked long-term psychological distress with greater risk for inflammation, oxidative stress, physical disease, and premature aging and death of the body’s cells, all of which ultimately shortens

Top Foods to Boost Satiety

One of the biggest challenges to maintaining a healthy weight is fending off the hunger pangs that can spiral into cookie jar raids. Luckily, staying trim might be as simple as stuffing your grocery cart with more of the foods that can keep you feeling full.

Such satiety-boosting foods are rich

Winter Warm-Up with Chili

Nothing warms you up on a chilly day quite like a steaming bowl of chili. But if you don’t have the time or inclination to chop up the veggies and wait for everything to simmer into a flavorful one-pot-meal of comfort. That’s where prepared chili comes in. Just pop open

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