Protein and Your Health

How would you answer this question:

Which one of the following three essential macronutrients is most important: carbohydrate, fat or protein?

Due to the popularity of various low-carbohydrate,...

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Whole Grain Cornmeal Recipes

Whole grain cornmeal products are good sources of vitamins B6 and folate, which are so important during pregnancy. They're staples in a gluten-free diet and are associated with good bowel...

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Bell Pepper Recipes

Bell peppers are quite rich in antioxidants, minerals and vitamins, most notably Vitamin C. These vibrantly colored vegetables have been associated with health benefits ranging from improved eye...

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Red Lentil Recipes

Red lentils are the softer, sweeter lentil variety. While they are the quickest to prepare and cook, red lentils still boast all the health benefits. They're a great source of resistant...

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Apricot and Plum Recipes

Did you know apricots (and plums) are high in antioxidants? Particularly flavonoids, which have been shown to protect against certain illnesses like heart disease and diabetes....

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Sleep and Your Health – Why Sleep Is Important and How to Improve It

by Valerie Cacho MD
Certified Sleep Medicine Physician

 

Sleep is essential for health, wellness, and longevity. Simply put, sleep occurs when our brain waves slow down, our muscles relax, and...

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Bulgur Wheat Recipes

Whole grains are packed with nutrients our bodies need for optimal health, including protein, fiber, B-vitamins, antioxidants and trace minerals (iron, zinc, copper and magnesium). It's no surprise...

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Green Pea Recipes

Green peas are one of the richest sources of both fiber and protein in the vegetable world - possibly because they're actually a green legume. One cup of green peas contains 8g of fiber and 8g of...

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Tasty Lima Bean Recipes

Lima beans, also known as butter beans, are a protein-packed source of fiber associated with better blood sugar control, heart health and weight loss. 

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Cherry Recipes

Antioxidants in cherries make them a great food in exercise recovery. It's also a good source of melatonin, which improves sleep quality. You'll want to try them in the 5 recipes below.

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