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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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Vegan Foods That Pack a Protein Punch

Vegan Foods That Pack a Protein Punch

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Alkaline Diets, Animal Protein, & Calcium Loss

Alkaline Diets, Animal Protein, & Calcium Loss

The decades-old dogma that the acid-forming quality of animal protein leads to bone loss has been called into question. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/alkaline-diets-animal-protein-and-calcium-loss/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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High-Protein Vegan Breakfasts

High-Protein Vegan Breakfasts

Vegans are often on the hunt for a new and tasty protein-packed breakfast. These five animal- and dairy-free recipes are all varied, but they each share one common thread: at least 10 grams of protein per serving. Whether you prefer a sweet or savory start to your day, there’s an option on this list for everyone. SEE LIST >>

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The Myth of Complementary Protein

The Myth of Complementary Protein

By Jeff Novick, M.S., R.D. Recently, I was teaching a nutrition class and describing the adequacy of plant-based diets to meet human nutritional needs. A woman raised her hand and stated, “I’ve read that because plant foods don’t contain all the essential amino acids that humans need, to be healthy we must either eat animal protein or combine certain plant […]

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Animal Protein as a Carcinogen

By T. Colin Campbell Although there are many arguments favoring the nutritional imbalance explanation of cancer, one of the more striking for me was the experimental animal studies discussed in Chapter 3 in my book, The China Study. Namely, aflatoxin is a very potent carcinogen for the rat. However, after the Indian researchers showed that decreasing protein (casein) intake from […]

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Animal Protein Causes Cancer

More information: www.tcolincampbell.org and www.thechinastudy.com Buy Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition on Amazon.com Buy The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted on Amazon.com

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Dr. John McDougall: Where Do You Get Your Protein If You Don’t Eat Meat?

Dr. John McDougall: Where Do You Get Your Protein If You Don’t Eat Meat?

Although protein deficiency is virtually unknown amongst people who eat enough food, plant-based eaters are often asked where they get this vital nutrient. Here is some common sense on the subject from John McDougall, M.D.

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