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  •       When major sources of protein, such as nuts and fish, are used to replace red meat ( saturated fat ), heme iron, and sodium decrease, whereas intake of polyunsaturated fat (good fat) increases.
  •            A new Food Pyramid is Coming Soon .The new plan is vastly more active and will reach people at home, at school, at work, at play, and especially at supermarkets and restaurants.
  •             Diet soda may not be the healthier alternative many had hoped. A new study suggests that the popular drinks may increase the risk for stroke, myocardial infarction, and vascular death.
  •             Eating baked or broiled dark fish such as salmon five times a week may prevent heart failure in older women,whereas having fried fish only once a week may increase this risk,
  •            Sleep deprivation makes the day drag and appears to put a drag on metabolism, too, causing the body to use less energy,
  •            Short nighttime sleep duration in early life is linked to obesity later in life
  •            Orlistat, which is sold as a prescription drug , has been linked to "oxalate-induced acute kidney injury" .  The FDA issued a warning about the risks of severe liver injury with orlistat use, based on 13 reports of liver toxicity in which two patients died of liver failure and three required liver transplants.

EDAMAME






Edamame are young soybeans that have a fresh green color and are very nutritious.
They refer to soybeans that are harvested and collected when the plant is still young and green.

Excellent source of low-calorie protein, Edamame is a low-calorie food that may aid in weight loss when eaten in place of higher calorie choice.
A half-cup of these  beans has eleven grams of protein and is one of the few vegetarian protein sources that have all nine of the essential amino acids the body can't make.For only 125 calories.
Each half-cup of edamame has four grams of heart-healthy fiber to help lower cholesterol levels and keep you satiated . The isoflavones found in edamame and other soy products can help to lower the risk of heart disease according to some studies and may also lower blood cholesterol levels. It  is also a good source of folate and vitamin K which are important for heart health.
The isoflavones in edamame help to maintain bone density by exerting estrogen-like effects on bone tissue. It's also a good source of calcium which is important for strong teeth and bones.