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Lamb meat – Protein that deserves more attention

Lamb meat – Protein that deserves more attention

Protein is an important component of our nutrition for our body’s performance and functioning as well as muscle growth. Lamb is a protein source not mentioned as often as chicken, beef, and/or pork. Domestic sheep are where the lamb we… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
Tofu – No meat no problem for protein

Tofu – No meat no problem for protein

Tofu is a popular soy product that originates from China. It is made by condensing soy milk and pressing it into blocks (very similar to how cheese is made). To keep in this solid block-form, nigari is used which is… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Lentils – Protein staple for plant-based diets

Lentils – Protein staple for plant-based diets

Lentils have gained popularity as a non-meat protein option to meet dietary needs of vegetarians and vegans. They’re made up of 25% protein. The name comes from their “lens” shape. In stores they’re sold without the husk on them and… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Animal vs Plant Protein – Essential nutritional differences

Animal vs Plant Protein – Essential nutritional differences

Our bodies need protein for critical functions and performance of many bodily operations. We can get protein from both animal and plant sources and there has become popular interest regarding which is better. We need protein for cellular processes, including… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition
Calories: No need for a receipt, they always count

Calories: No need for a receipt, they always count

We have to eat to live. Food is a necessity and with its consumption comes constant decision making. Consider how many times per day you think about food. All these choices have a label on them (even on restaurant menus… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Beans: A little goes a long way

Beans: A little goes a long way

The musical fruit. Beans are a very healthy type of food that is affordable and versatile. Different types are enjoyed by different cultures. Beans are classified as legumes and grow in pods that have beans inside. These pods come from… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Organic Soy: Diverse protein source

Organic Soy: Diverse protein source

Soybeans produce soy which can be processed into a protein that can used in powder or in the form of milk. It comes from an Asian plant and is enjoyed by many in the form of tofu, miso, or protein… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
Red vs White Meat: Which protein wins??

Red vs White Meat: Which protein wins??

Meat is the animal flesh that we consume as food. Which type of meat we eat, in this case, red or white, can be a matter of taste, preference, or for health reasons. Meat is the nutritional source of protein… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Health, Strength Training, Weight Loss
Protein Alternatives: 15 options for non-meat eaters

Protein Alternatives: 15 options for non-meat eaters

Not everyone is a meat eater, but everyone needs protein. Every single cell in the body contains protein and the body needs the macronutrient to repair and replenish all cells. Hair, skin, muscles, and nails are all made of this… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Nutrition
20 Protein Rich Fruits to Include In Your Diet

20 Protein Rich Fruits to Include In Your Diet

The very word protein usually forms up images of meat, fish, and eggs in our mind. But protein can be obtained by consuming fruits and vegetables as well. Eating fruit for intake of protein becomes all the more logical due… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food