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5 Sources of Vegetarian Protein

Proteins are important building blocks for a growing child. They are required for growth, maintenance and repair of body tissues. Different kinds of specialized proteins also perform many important functions like carrying oxygen in our cells and fighting infections. In a recent Ask the Expert column, dietitian Emma Stirling wrote about protein power and offered

Five for Fridays – June 18, 2010

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee established jointly by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) came out with a report this week. It is a lengthy report based on a lot of data. Most of their conclusions and recommendations are not really unexpected or surprising – cut down