Entering this century, a lot of myths considering food and nutrition have been busted. Many foods that had been said to cause health problems are actually good for our health, when eaten in moderate portions. A good example is the egg myth that suggests that eggs raise cholesterol levels. Eggs contain cholesterol but in 70% of people, eggs don’t raise cholesterol at all. How is that? Well, the liver naturally produces cholesterol and when extra cholesterol from the eggs is added, the liver…
Lyle Mcdonald did an amazingly thorough 12 post article comparing protein sources. Here is post #1 .
Lentil Masala Soup Recipe: I always try to go a day without eating meat as eliminating meat from your day allows you to opt for other sources of proteins. There are plenty of options like eggs, cheese, yogurt, seeds, tempeh, legumes and lentils. Lentils and legumes are a good source of protein and an excellent source of fiber! Fiber helps us stay full for longer periods of time and maintains a healthy digestive tract by moving things along thus keeping you regular.
Foods That Pack A Protein Punch - The average man over the age of 18 needs 56 grams of protein daily, but Americans tend to consume twice the recommended amount. Our guide to foods that pack a protein punch shows you how to get just enough protein—but not too much—with good sources of vegan protein.