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Adding Protein To Your Diet

AUBURN, Ala. – March is national nutrition month. The month is meant to spotlight the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. According to the USDA, all foods made from meat, poultry, seafood, beans and peas, eggs, processed soy products, nuts and seeds are considered part of the protein foods group. The amount ... Read More »

The Protein Myth

AUBURN, Ala.—In the past few years, vegetarian and vegan diets have become increasingly popular. This trend can be attributed to possible health benefits, weight loss, the affects of meat production on the environment and ethical beliefs. Despite their growing popularity, many people believe that these diets are not healthy because they do not supply an adequate amount of protein. But ... Read More »

Protein: Essential Nutrient Needed Daily

Protein is essential for your health, wellness and overall quality of life. Read More »

Food Friday: Easy Dried Beans

Dried beans and peas

Did you know that dried beans and peas are a great source of protein? For those of you looking to reduce your meat consumption but maintain a protein-balanced diet, this is the way to go. Dried beans, peas and other legumes are a hearty choice as fall approaches, and here’s a low-fat way to serve those favorite summertime-stored veggies! This recipe ... Read More »