How Much Protein Do We Really Need?

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I have found that there are a lot of misconceptions out there about how much protein we should be consuming every day as well as what sources best meet this need.  When you are continuously bombarded with “eat more protein, eat more protein, EAT MORE PROTEIN” it starts to sink in a bit and you start to think, “hey, I need to eat more protein!”  I remember being Continue reading

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What’s the Deal with Plant-Based Nutrition?

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Why would anyone forego their food heritage and the Standard American Diet (SAD) which is “oh so yummy!” to embrace a bunch of plants?  Wouldn’t that be going backwards?  Doesn’t meat = prosperity, the “food of kings” as they say?  Don’t we need to eat meat for protein and dairy for calcium?  What about Continue reading