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Protein, how good are beans and quinoa?

We are often recommended to eat protein from plant sources instead of animals. Vegan advocates tell us you can get all the protein you need from plant sources. I don’t have a problem with plant protein, but is it really a good source of high quality protein? My current hobby is powerlifting – and I […]

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Animal protein = more energy, improved gym recovery, increased appetite control

One of the things about being a bit older than the current generation of vegan / plant based / flexitarian dieters who are happily blogging about their new found health kick, is that for me it is like going round the block again. You know – been there, done that.  Back in my day the […]

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How much protein should I eat? Protein & fat amounts in fish, meat, eggs, poultry

Protein is absolutely essential. It supports numerous functions in our body; immune system, anti-oxidants, growth, fertility, intestinal integrity, neurotransmitters, enzymes, repair, maintenance and function of all organs and tissue including bone. Protein is also very important for appetite regulation. Here is an overview of critical functions: (Amino acids: metabolism, functions, and nutrition. Wu,G) Having adequate […]

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