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Soy Protein

Protein Protein Sources Series Part 2 Soy protein is absolutely cholesterol free and therefore ideal for people with a high cholesterol level. The FDA recommends that intake of 25grams a day will prevent from heart disease. Soybeans contain phytoestrogens (isoflavones) daidzein and genistein but research studies could not prove its benefits in lowering the testosterone level in males. A recent study (August 2011) did show, that a daily intake of tablets of 200grams of isoflavones during 2 years did not show any change in menopausal symptoms nor in bone loss of women. By contrast Asian populations take soy products...

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Pulses for weight loss

Pulses for weight loss – Pulses for a healthier Life Protein Sources Part 1 Pulses are a source of high protein and make an important food source for the world population. Packed with amino acids, vitamins and minerals they make a substantial contribution of staying healthy if you eat them regularly. Pulses for weight loss is possible thanks to its ingredients. [su_box title=”Protein Sources” style=”noise” box_color=”#9afba1″ title_color=”#080a08″ radius=”5″]Beans, Peas, Lentils, Chickpeas, Soybeans, Vetch, Lupins, Peanuts[/su_box] Beans: There are many different types of beans and they belong to the legumes family (Fabaceae). The world gene banks hold about 40,000 varieties although...

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Acupuncture and Weight Loss

Ear Acupuncture and Weight Loss The concept of the Traditional Chinese Medicine implies that the body’s vital energy Qi, is running through the body along the meridians where they branch out to the organs and functions. When there is an imbalance, the respective organ system will be treated with fine needles at the respective meridian point. For acupuncture weight loss, the choice is ear acupuncture, as the most important points are situated in the ear. Ear Acupuncture may hold promise for weight loss Obesity can be treated with acupuncture and in combination with the proper diet and exercise, it...

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Secret of Okinawa Diet

The Secret of Okinawa Diet Why was the Okinawa Diet in everyone’s mouth, what makes this place so special? We found out for you that most of the 100 year old people worldwide live in Okinawa, a Japanese Island. What is their secret of getting so old and over all what brings them their mental and physical fitness? People from Okinawa live a normal life, yes ok it is contemplative compared to somebody living in Tokyo or New York. If you look at why people have a better health than others you have to look at whole picture –...

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