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Soy and Potassium –
Recently while I was loading my grocery items on the conveyor belt at the supermarket, the cashier was having a conversation with a colleague that went something like this: “My leg muscles are so tight and cramped, what can I take for that?”, the colleague of the cashier then proceeded to tell her to check with a registered dietitian as she saw me standing in line. I gave her a quick rundown of foods that are high in potassium and here’s why: Potassium is a mineral that every muscle in the body needs to work normally. Big leg muscles, small eye muscles and even the heart muscle. Muscles and nerves use potassium to communicate with each other and that’s why it is essential for health. Research also suggests that potassium has a positive impact on blood pressure as well. And even more recently, research suggests that women who eat higher potassium diets have a 10-12% lower association with stroke….
The combination of the crunchy coconut crust, creamy lime filling, and sweet fresh mango will bring the taste of …
Blanching is used to describe the food process wherein a food (veggie or fruit) is plunged into boiling water, removed after a timed interval, and then plunged into iced water to halt the cooking process.
We are delighted to once again partner with the Healthy Aperture Network to share soy-filled fall recipes with you!
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Dr. Mark Messina on soy foods and breast cancer prevention on KICD 1240 AM:
The Soyfoods Council is an affiliate of the Iowa Soybean Association. The mission of The Soyfoods Council is to serve as a catalyst, leader and facilitator to mainstream soy-based foods into the global marketplace—America and beyond. To mainstream soyfoods: to build the category of soyfoods products by making action-prompting connections between edible soybean growers and food producers, foods distributors, chefs, retailers and eventually consumers.