We know that dietary fiber is good for our health. Among others, it nourishes our healthy gut bacteria, lowers ‘bad’ cholesterol, maintains a good bowel health and reduces risk of certain cancers. The question is: are all different types of fiber equally good for our health?
Finally the good news for vegetarians and vegans! It seems that a plant-based diet can provide not only with necessary amount of protein, but als with all essential amino acids. Here, a variety of plant-based protein sources is a key. Most plant foods have some protein, with the best sources being legumes, soy products (including […]
Whole cereal grains are a good source of protein amoung vegan products. But do you know which one of them has the most protein available to our body? And here I’m not talking about a single generic value of protein on nutrition label of the product, but about the highest digestibility of the protein that […]
We know that whole (unrefined) grains are good for us. They are high in fibre, vitamins and minerals and have a positive influence on our health. But what about breakfast cereals, white bread, crackers, pasta/noodles and bakery products? Do these refined grains have any health benefits left after they have been processed?