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High Protein Vegetables: How Much Do They Really Offer?

If you add more plants to your diet, will you get enough protein? We researched meats, beans and high protein vegetables to see how much they really offer.

Earlier this year, we wrote about incorporating more plants into your diet. One of the concerns people often have about eating more plants is whether they will get enough protein. We decided to do some research on various foods, including meats, beans and high protein vegetables. The chart below shows the amount of protein in 100 grams of each food, […]

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Eat Smarter: How to Read Nutrition Labels

Want to eat smarter? Start with learning how to read nutrition labels. We examine two nutrition labels and highlight key details that are often overlooked.

March is National Nutrition Month. If your intentions to eat smarter in the New Year have fallen by the wayside, now’s the perfect time to get back on track. Start with a refresher course on how to read nutrition labels. We’ll examine two nutrition labels and highlight the key details that are often overlooked. Nutrition Labels: Example #1 — Alter […]

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How to Soften Butter (So You Can Get Busy Baking)

If you’ve ever tried to cream butter and sugar for cookies using butter straight from the fridge, we understand. Patience isn’t our strong suit either. To avoid flinging chunks of sugar-covered butter all over your kitchen, it pays to soften the butter first. Aside from remembering to take it out before you decide to bake, do you know how to […]

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