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TALK TO ME TUESDAYS-WHERE DO VEGANS GET PROTEIN?

Posted May 18 2010 12:00am
Welcome to Whatever Wednesday!

I was online and came across a very interesting article about 5 foods that boost your mood. Of the five listed, coming in at number 5 (although it should have been number 1 in my opinion) is...drum roll pleeasse...FRUITS AND VEGGIES!
Here is the low down on what Lucy Danziger, Editor-in-Chief of SELF had to say about consuming fruits and vegetables
Eat them for your brain: Want a buzz booster? Frequent the produce aisle! People who ate the most fruits and veggies were least likely to feel depressed, a study by the University College London found.


Eat them for your body: Munching the recommended 2 cups of fruit and 2 1/2 cups of veggies a day reduces your calorie intake and bolsters your immunity. The darker and more colorful, the better! The shades in fruits and vegetables come from phytonutrients, which protect different organs. For example, lutein in greens protects your eyes, while lycopene-packed red tomatoes shield your heart. Color yourself healthy!
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