Studies show that soy can provide support for weight loss, energy, menopause hot flashes and night sweats, healthier skin/hair/nails, heart disease risk reduction, and other health areas.
Protein, which is made of nitrogen-containing amino acids, is one of the major nutrients used by all the cells of our bodies (Medical Reference 1). Throughout our lives, the protein in our body is being broken down and reformed. The formation of new protein requires both essential (those that our body can’t make) and nonessential …Read More
Protein is an important component of the sports nutrition industry. This is because increased levels of physical activity increase muscle breakdown and turnover due to the production of oxidative free radicals during exercise. The turnover and repair of muscle requires adequate dietary intakes of protein. While most adults only require about 0.8 grams of dietary …Read More
According to the USDA Food Guide Pyramid, most of us need 2-3 servings from the Meat & Beans group each day. While meat is an excellent source of protein, many types of meat are high in the less healthy saturated fats. Therefore, for many of us, obtaining our daily amount of protein means consuming different …Read More