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Key amino acids and their important role in your health

By Jockers: (NaturalNews) Amino acids are foundational molecules that play a very key role in human and animal physiology. When one is deficient in a certain amino acid due to dietary restriction or metabolic problems it can lead to very serious health issues. This article discusses the importance of several crucial amino acids.

Enjoy the nutritional benefits of garbanzo beans


The garbanzo bean resembles, to some degree, the head of a ram. This gave rise to its Latin name, Cicer arietinum, which means "small ram." Another common name for garbanzo beans is chickpeas. These beans come in several different colors, including beige, green, black, brown and red. Garbanzo beans have a nut-like taste and a somewhat buttery yet starchy texture. It is a common ingredient in various Indian and Middle Eastern dishes. In India and Pakistan, it has become a major crop due largely to its drought tolerance. Here is a quick rundown on some of the health benefits and nutritional properties of garbanzo beans.

Enjoy the nutritional benefits of garbanzo beans


The garbanzo bean resembles, to some degree, the head of a ram. This gave rise to its Latin name, Cicer arietinum, which means "small ram." Another common name for garbanzo beans is chickpeas. These beans come in several different colors, including beige, green, black, brown and red. Garbanzo beans have a nut-like taste and a somewhat buttery yet starchy texture. It is a common ingredient in various Indian and Middle Eastern dishes. In India and Pakistan, it has become a major crop due largely to its drought tolerance. Here is a quick rundown on some of the health benefits and nutritional properties of garbanzo beans.

The best plant-based sources of protein


Vegetarians and vegans are often presented with a familiar question: "How do you get enough protein?" The question is understandable, since today's nutritionists place a disproportionate amount of emphasis on meat as a protein source. In reality though, many plants contain protein quantities by mass that match or even exceed that of beef, poultry and fish. The best of them are listed below.

Edible seaweed provides an alternative protein source


Teagasc researchers are looking to seaweed for proteins with health benefits for use as functional foods. Historically, edible seaweeds were consumed by coastal communities across the world and today seaweed is a habitual diet in many countries, particularly in Asia. Indeed, whole seaweeds have been successfully added to foods in recent times, ranging from sausages and cheese to pizza bases and frozen-meat products.


New Study Reveals Big Pharma’s Bone Health Deception

A newly discovered bone function has stunned mainstream scientists. Columbia University Medical Center researchers have confirmed what I’ve been saying all along: that the skeleton is not just an inert calcified structure, but rather, a dynamic and active tissue that’s constantly renewing itself if it’s given what it needs.