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Protein in Plant Food? by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted Thu 14 Jan 2010 12:00am Since I do not consume meat, dairy, or any animal products, I am often asked where I get my sources of protein. People are usually surprised that plant foods contain protein at all, so when I explain that they contain more protein per calorie than animal products they find it hard to believe. We are taught at such a young age to associat ... Read on »
The Skinny on Carbs, Protein and Fat by Melissa Posted Thu 12 May 2011 9:46pm Ah, tonight I am free to do what I ever I want, even if that is absolutely nothing.  It’s an amazing feeling! Last weekend I had the opportunity to take a nutrition workshop at Physique 57 by the Founder of Pure Nutrition and Registered Dietitian, Christian Henderson . This workshop focused on the nutrition basics, carbs, fats and ... Read on »
Protein Sources and Supplementing Safely—Maximize Usability and Minimize Negative Impact on Your Body by lisakthrives Posted Tue 28 Sep 2010 1:47pm It’s not a secret that I am a fan of Sun Warrior protein powder. Aside from the taste being good, I also like what its made out of—-sprouted brown rice protein.  Remember my post about hemp protein ?  I like that too! In fact, I think hemp is my favorite, all things considered. I like plant protein over animal protein (I’m not telling ... Read on »
A VEGAN DIET FOR MY PETS? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 10 Apr 2011 12:00am Well, so much for spring arriving!  Helpful Buckeye shoveled 12" of "springtime" from the driveway yesterday morning and right now (5 AM Sunday morning), the temperature is 7 degrees!  I'm OK with the winter season, but I'm ready to cry "Uncle" right about now.... Several of you asked about the lead photo in last week's issue of Q ... Read on »
Be Cautious About High Protein Low Carb Diets by Douglas Millington Posted Thu 29 Mar 2012 7:49am You should be cautious about high protein, low carb diets . There is a lot said about how quickly these diets can trigger weight loss, but many health experts compare it to making yourself sick in order to lose weight. Eating protein and fat may indeed send satiety signals to your brain, but it provides little nutrition to keep your brain an ... Read on »
Want To Taste a Burger Made of Vegetarian Meat? by Swarnam J. Posted Thu 08 Mar 2012 8:06am Have you ever heard of vegetarian meat? If not, then make yourself comfortable and read this blog. Researchers in the EU-project ‘Like Meat’ have produced a vegetarian meat that is juicy, chewy and long similar to that of real meat. The vegetarian meat can be made out of wh ... Read on »
Top 5 Fats that Every Raw Vegan Should Eat by Evelyn Posted Tue 27 Jul 2010 12:00am Whenever someone discovers that I don’t eat animal flesh, the next question is where do you get your protein?  I’ve never had anyone ask me, where I get my fat ? Believe it our not our bodies need fat too.  Fats are good sources of energy that will take you through the long haul. This doesn’t mean that your di ... Read on »
Protein with a side of........ by Nat Carter Posted Sun 11 Apr 2010 12:00am What is protein? To put it simply, it is one of the three nutrients that provides calories to the body. Protein is an essential nutrient that helps build many parts of the body, including muscle, bone, skin and blood. Why do I need it? Although proteins are often associated with strength and muscle power, this is ... Read on »
All About "Fat" by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 11:14pm “Fat Phobia” If think you should avoid foods that contain fat and cholesterol, like meat, eggs, milk and cheese, to protect yourself from heart disease, you may be suffering from “fat phobia.” The common belief that most healthy people need to avoid meat, dairy foods and eggs to protect against heart disease is unfounded — especially if it ... Read on »
All About "Fat" by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 9:47pm “Fat Phobia” If think you should avoid foods that contain fat and cholesterol, like meat, eggs, milk and cheese, to protect yourself from heart disease, you may be suffering from “fat phobia.” The common belief that most healthy people need to avoid meat, dairy foods and eggs to protect against heart disease is unfounded — especially if it ... Read on »