I’m not a vegetarian. I eat chicken rarely, and I sometimes drink milk, but I don’t have any other source of protein. How do I get protein in my diet?

Updated 18 June 2020 under Ask Us.

Great question! Protein is really important to eat because it helps build bones and muscles. It acts as a building block for enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals that are […]

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Sports and Nutrition: Fueling Your Performance

Updated 1 July 2021 under Health Guides.

Just as a car runs best with a full tank of gas, your body needs the right kind of fuel from food in order to perform at its best. A […]

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Legumes

Updated 17 February 2021 under Health Guides.

Foods such as beans, lentils, chickpeas, lupins, and peas are known as legumes.  They are edible seeds grown in pods. Legumes are good sources of protein and fiber, and are used in many […]

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Protein

Updated 2 June 2021 under Health Guides.

Protein is needed to build and repair your muscles, make hair and skin, fight against infections, and carry oxygen in your blood. Proteins are made up of twenty different building […]

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Begin with Breakfast

Updated 10 December 2020 under Health Guides.

Even though it can be hard to make time for breakfast when you’re rushing to school in the morning, there are many benefits of eating a healthy breakfast. Eating breakfast […]

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Soy

Updated 17 February 2021 under Health Guides.

Soy refers to products such as soy milk, cheese, yogurt, tofu, ice cream, and other foods that are made from soybeans. While soy foods have become more popular in the […]

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How can I convince my parents that being a vegetarian is healthy?

Updated 21 November 2013 under Ask Us.

How can I convince my parent(s) that being a vegetarian is healthy – that I don’t have to eat meat to get enough protein? Following a balanced vegetarian diet can […]

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What can I do about feeling hungry all the time?

Updated 21 November 2013 under Ask Us.

These days I’ve been so hungry and I never seem to be full so I keep eating. What do you suggest I do to get full and not be so […]

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