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Meatless Monday just gained a little more clout. A recent science report suggests that increased levels of a compound called tremethlyamine N-oxide (TMAO) that’s made in the gut, is associated with heart disease. Researchers discovered that people who consume a lot of red meat have three times the TMAO...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
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A poke bowl is a Hawaiian salad with raw seafood. We have turned this great idea into a vegetarian bowl using quinoa and roasted vegetables.  
Cooking, Food and Health

Vegetables contain protein, but is it possible to obtain enough protein from a diet made up of only vegetables?
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A plant-based diet is a healthful choice. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans state, "Consistent evidence indicates that, in general, a dietary pattern that is higher in plant-based foods, such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds, and lower in animal-based foods is more health promoting and is associated with lesser environmental...
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Here are some great messages to create awareness for a plant-based diet for your clients, students, employees, and patients. The next time you are in the mood for a burger, consider the vegetarian alternative. One vegetarian burger contains about 120 calories. A meat patty contains almost double that amount...