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Hello, I hope you are eating and staying healthy. We discussed about #cashew. Today, we would look at a few health benefits to keep in mind. #nutrition #Nutrition2019 #NutritionPK
1. #cashew are very nutritious and powerhouses of proteins and essential minerals, including copper, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc. #Nutrition2019 #nutrition #NutritionPK
2. According to the USDA National Nutrient Database, #cashew also contain vitamin C, B- vitamins, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin), folate, and vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol), and vitamin K (phylloquinone). #nutrition #Nutrition2019 #NutritionPK
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Association of vitamin K with cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis

doi.org/10.1007/s00394…

#nutrition #VitaminK #CVD #CHD
- "Our results suggested that higher dietary phylloquinone and menaquinone intakes were consistently associated with a lower risk of total CHD, and higher dp-ucMGP concentration was associated with a higher risk of all-cause and CVD mortality...
"...In general, these data support potential benefts of vitamin K on the prevention of CVD events and all-cause mortality"
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Is it difficult going vegan?
Reply with your best tips on how to #GoVegan.

#Vegan #plantbased #nutrition #health
Education is key, start with watching vegan health & animal agriculture documentaries.

Try the various vegan meat & dairy alternatives supermarkets have to offer.

Transition slowly by having 1 vegan meal a day, then 2 then all 3.

Quick transitions try Veganuary or Challenge22.
Calcium isn't an issue whilst vegan, you can get plenty by drinking 1-2 cups of fortified plant milk daily, also by eating plenty of leafy greens, beans, seeds, and tofu.
Remember to supplement Vitamin D especially in winter months, to ensure adequate adsorption of calcium.
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Food used to be my crutch. I can be quoted saying, "I'll never be skinny again cause I like food too much"....

The truth is my body was addicted to the constant exogenous supply of glucose.

I used to have arthritis in my knee, and if I didn't eat, I got severe....
Hunger pangs and hypoglycemia.

A doctor when I was young told me I had insulin resistance and told me the solution was to keep candy in my pocket.... worsening this condition

I counted calories
I ate sugar laden protein bars
I got energy drinks (cause at least they have ...
Metabolism boosters.... or so I thought)
I took diet pills
I ate sugars and treats in moderation
I went to the gym and did copious amounts of cardio (and one time I did get skinny and keep it off for a few years in the military)
But after I regained, I could not get it back off..
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