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Plant-Based Protein Sources

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Did you know there are many great sources of protein that come from plants? It is true that meats, fish, poultry, eggs and dairy foods (milk, yogurt and cheese) generally have the highest sources of protein per serving. However, with a little planning, you can get plenty of protein from plant foods. Plant-based proteins are…

What To Know About All Different Types of Milk

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By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES Are certain kinds of milk better for me to drink?  Short Take: Milk is an important source of protein, vitamins and minerals in our diets.  While cow’s milk is a common (least expensive) variety, many milk alternatives or “non-dairy beverages” can be beneficial.  Each one offers special features, but…