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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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