Archive for the ‘Nutrients’ Category

Yoghurt is rich in potassium, calcium, protein and B vitamins, including B-12. Research shows yoghurt strengthens and stabilizes the immune system. Yogurt is good for the bones. Yogurt packs as much protein as meat. Yogurt curbs your hunger. Yogurt may help you lose weight. Yogurt is good for digestion. Yogurt   Read More ...

Categories: Nutrients

Here are alternative protein sources that allow you to build muscle or lose fat without resorting to the same old. Soy Milk: Soy gets a bad rap.  Drinking some regularly isn’t going to make you grow man boobs, nor will it lower your testosterone to that of a little boy.    Read More ...

Categories: Protein

Your body needs calcium to help build strong bones and prevent osteoporosis (bone loss). Keep these tips in mind for getting enough calcium: Foods with at least 20% DV (Daily Value) of calcium are excellent choices. Check the nutrition label to see the % DV. Foods with less calcium will   Read More ...

Categories: Calcium

Protein has many important functions in the body and is essential for growth and maintenance. Protein needs can easily be met by eating a variety of plant-based foods. Combining different protein sources in the same meal is not necessary. Sources of protein for vegetarians and vegans include beans, nuts, nut   Read More ...

Categories: Nutrients