Health Basics - Energy Sources - Protein
Protein is a critical part of any healthy diet. Your body does not store protein, so it is important that you eat ample protein each and every day.
Adult Daily Protein Needs
Every human being needs protein every day in order to live. Protein is a basic component of life. Just how much protein do you need?
Deli Meats, Nitrites and Low Carb
In general, meat is full of protein and has zero carbs. However, deli meats can pose other health problems. It's important to choose wisely when you select your deli meats.
Extreme Stomach Bloating - Kwashiorkor
When understanding about weight loss, it's good to understand what causes extreme stomach bloating, or Kwashiorkor. Not that it should happen to you, but because others around you might use it as a way to incorrectly explain a weight loss issue.
Healthy Egg Sales Soar
In the old days, an egg was an egg. With the popularity of low carb and Atkins diets, egg manufacturers are coming out with a wide variety of options.
High Tryptophan Foods
Serotonin is an incredibly powerful mood booster. It helps fight depression. Your body naturally makes serotonin when you eat foods that are high in tryptophan. What are those foods?
Protein Overconsumption and Ammonia
Some opponents to meat eating diets say that eating too much protein creates an ammonia overload. You would have to eat over 20 quarter pounders a day to hit this level!
Washington Mad Cow Linked to Canada Low Carb Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Low Carb Site Map
The sole cow infected with mad cow disease in Washington caused Canada to ban all beef from the entire US. However it appears now that the cow in question originated in Canada.
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