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Meat vs Plant Proteins

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Comparison of Protein Foods   Trying to lose weight with little success? Many of the high fat foods that Americans eat are processed meat or cheese products, which contribute no fiber and a majority of the cholesterol in the typical diet. These foods are singled out for how much protein they contain without considering all […]

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Fast Food Calories

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    Fast Food Calories ______________________________________________ Most Popular Menu Items The Whopper tops other popular fast food choices with the most calories and highest amount of total fat. The McDonalds Big Mac comes in second with 550 calories and 29 grams of fat. But the Chick Fil A classic sandwich has the most sodium with […]

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Dietary Fat

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 Do we need fat in our diets?  Yes, some dietary fat is crucial for good health.  Fat is found in different foods, such as butter, oil and margarine.  The fat that is considered bad is called saturated fat, which is nonessential.  Many foods like butter, cheese, and meats are rich in saturated fat.  Unsaturated fat is the good kind […]

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Protein

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Are you worried about protein deficiency? Protein is an important nutrient and a popular topic of controversy. The amount of protein needed for human health is an area of continuous debate. In critical hospital settings, insufficient calories and protein in the diet can lead to a deadly state of muscle wasting and starvation known as […]

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