Proteins in food, and the trick of complementarity

Proteins in food, and the trick of complementarity

Animal food in general is a good source of protein because it has a lot of highly bioavailable proteins and it also has a very high protein quality, all the essential amino acids we need, and in the right proportions. If you think about it, our requirement for amino acids roughly reflects the amino acidic […]

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Why Diet Might Be a Big Deal for Mental Health

[ ♪INTRO ] When it comes to physical health, mountains of evidence will tell you that a healthy diet is important. And it is. But a growing body of research is showing that diet is important for mental health, too. And before you click away, no, I’m not about to show you 10 superfoods to […]

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Healthy Eating Tips : Eating Healthy Raw & Cooked Foods

Healthy Eating Tips : Eating Healthy Raw & Cooked Foods

I’d like to talk another aspect of a healthy diet. Something that is not usually discussed in relation to the five food groups and so on. And that is raw food. The benefits of raw food and the benefits of cooked food. Like other aspects of nutrition we’re looking for balance here. And it’s important […]

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Healthy Eating Tips : Healthy Eating & Fruits

Healthy Eating Tips : Healthy Eating & Fruits

Well, OK. Let’s talk about another food group. Let’s talk about the fruit food group. Remember I suggested you get two to four servings a day. And a serving would be one medium fruit, like this pear here or a half a cup chopped or fruit juice which would be about three quarters cup. That […]

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Healthy Eating Tips : Healthy Eating & Fats

Healthy Eating Tips : Healthy Eating & Fats

All right, good fats, bad fats; what’s the skinny on fats. Well, it’s a little more complicated than some people may think, but let’s talk about it a little bit. You know, there’s some fats that we need just like vitamins every day. Those are called essential fats, and one is linoleic acid. The other […]

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