Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food. ...Hippocrates

Proteins from Garden Pea May Help Fight High Blood Pressure, Kidney Disease

Researchers in Canada are reporting that proteins found in a common garden pea show promise as a natural food additive or new dietary supplement for fighting high blood pressure and chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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Food Allergens: List of Proteins Known to Cause Allergic Reactions

Food allergens belong to a variety of protein families. The presence, content and variety of allergens differs among different foods. Below is a list of known allergenic proteins in plant food types, including cereals, fruits, vegetables, and nuts.

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Making and Maintaining Muscle: How Much Protein Do You Need?

Proteins play a key role in our bodies.  They make up about 15% of the average person’s body weight. Proteins also perform crucial activities within all the cells of your body.  They move molecules from one place to another, build structures, break down toxins and do countless other maintenance jobs.

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List of Low Protein Foods

List of low protein foods.

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Snail (escargot) nutritional value

Snail is high in health benefiting essential fatty acids such as linoleic acids and linolenic acids. A study on a snail species in Brazil estimated that 75% of the fat in snail is unsaturated fatty acids.

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HERBS AND HEALTH

Health Benefits of Garlic: A Review

Garlic has been widely recognized as an agent for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular and other metabolic diseases, atherosclerosis, hypertension and diabetes. Read more...

NUTRITION IN DEPTH

Nutrition and Cancer: A Review of The Evidence for An Anti-cancer Diet

It has been estimated that 30–40 percent of all cancers can be prevented by lifestyle and dietary measures alone. Read more...
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