UEA research shows high protein foods
boost cardiovascular health
Eating foods rich in amino acids could be as good for your heart as stopping smoking or getting more exercise – according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).
A new study published today reveals that people who eat high levels of certain amino acids found in meat and plant-based protein have lower blood pressure and arterial stiffness. continue reading…..
Study Finds More Evidence that Coffee can be a Life Saver
Researchers have found even more evidence that coffee can be good for you. People who drink regular, moderate amounts of coffee are less likely to die from a range of diseases, from diabetes to heart disease. continue reading….
Advocating for Healthy School Foods
To be compliant with the United States Department of Agriculture School Meal Program, each lunch must offer five components: vegetable, fruit, protein, grain (must be 50% whole grain – which is called 100% whole grain rich, and may contain preservatives and high-fructose corn syrup), and milk.
To be reimbursed by the federal (and sometimes state) government, schools must serve at least three of the five components, and one of the three components must be a vegetable or a fruit. continue reading…..