6 Tasty Vegetarian Sources of Protein

Posted by Gabriel Poblet on February 17, 2013  /   no comment

We all need protein to survive. But there’s a common misconception that we need all our protein from meat, milk, and other animal-based sources. Past studies have shown that relying too heavily on red meat as a source of protein can impair your vision and shorten your lifespan, and new research published this week out [...]

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Here Are Seven Health Benefits of Quinoa:

Posted by Gabriel Poblet on January 31, 2013  /   no comment

Quinoa is one of the most protein-rich foods we can eat. It is a complete protein containing all nine essential amino acids. Quinoa contains almost twice as much fiber as most other grains. Fiber is most widely known to relieve constipation. It also helps to prevent heart disease by reducing high blood pressure and diabetes. [...]

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10 Vegan Sources of Protein

Posted by Gabriel Poblet on January 28, 2013  /   no comment

10 VEGAN SOURCES OF PROTEIN By Mara Tyler Meat-eaters will never stop asking and vegans always get sick of hearing it: “How do you get your protein?” The image of a skinny (not to mention gangly and dread-headed) hippie has typically been the poster child of veganism. After all, there’s no way we can be [...]

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QUINOA – From the INCA’s to NASA

Posted by Gabriel Poblet on November 16, 2012  /   4 comments

Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa), a name derived from the Spanish “quinua” or Quechua, and pronounced “Keenwa” is a species of goosefoot a grain-like crop grown primarily for its edible seeds. It is a pseudo-cereal rather than a true cereal, or grain, as it is not a member of the grass family. As a chenopod, quinoa is [...]

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