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The Great Protein Fiasco

The Great Protein Fiasco

The field of nutrition got human protein requirements spectacularly wrong, leading to a massive recalculation. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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The Protein Combining Myth

The Protein Combining Myth

The myth that plant proteins are incomplete, necessitating protein combining, was debunked by the scientific nutrition community decades ago. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Sweet Potato Proteins vs. Cancer

Sweet Potato Proteins vs. Cancer

Sweet potatoes are not just one of the healthiest and cheapest sources of nutrition; the predominant protein is a type of protease inhibitor that may have cancer-fighting properties. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Proteinaholic: How Our Obsession with Meat Is Killing Us and What We Can Do About It

Proteinaholic: How Our Obsession with Meat Is Killing Us and What We Can Do About It

An acclaimed surgeon specializing in weight loss delivers a paradigm-shifting examination of the diet and health industry’s focus on protein, explaining why it is detrimental to our health, and can prevent us from losing weight. Whether you are seeing a doctor, nutritionist, or a trainer, all of them advise to eat more protein. Foods, drinks, and supplements are loaded with […]

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Why Kale is King

Why Kale is King

In terms of nutritional density, kale is unparalleled among foods. Interestingly, it has a 3:1 carbohydrate-to-protein ratio – an exceptionally high amount of protein for any vegetable. Like beef, it also contains all nine essential amino acids needed to form the proteins within the human body, plus nine other non-essential ones for a total of 18. In addition, kale contains […]

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Solving a Colon Cancer Mystery

Solving a Colon Cancer Mystery

Even though modern African diets may now be as miserably low in fiber as American diets, Africans still appear to have 50 times less colorectal cancer than Americans, our second leading cancer killer. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/solving-a-colon-cancer-mystery/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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How Do Vegans Get Their Protein?

How Do Vegans Get Their Protein?

People are obsessed with protein in the U.S., and a major misconception is that animal products are the only protein sources available. With PETA’s handy new vegan protein card, you can quickly let people know how easy it is to get protein from plant-based sources. Plant-based protein sources contain healthy fiber and complex carbohydrates, unlike animal protein.

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Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?

Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?

Nutritional quality indices show plant-based diets are the healthiest, but do vegetarians and vegans reach the recommended daily intake of protein? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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How important is Protein in the development of Muscles?

How important is Protein in the development of Muscles?

The only way muscles get toned, defined or built up is by working the muscles through weight training and resistance training. Protein intake does not stimulate muscle growth. More information: http://www.drmcdougall.com/

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How ‘The Protein Myth’ is Keeping Us Chronically Ill

How ‘The Protein Myth’ is Keeping Us Chronically Ill

We speak to nutritionist and athlete, Merle “Sonny” Gray, about “The Protein Myth”. Sonny has completed the prestigious T. Colin Campbell Foundation Certificate Program in Plant Based Nutrition from eCornell.  At 57 years old, he is also a member of award-winning Team Vegan mountain bike racing.  Sonny converted to a vegan, plant-based diet in 2011 and was able to eliminate the high blood pressure and cholesterol […]

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