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The many important roles of protein in the body

8/29/2014 - Proteins are large, complex molecules constructed from a set of 20 amino acids, 8 of which must be obtained through diet and are not produced naturally by the body. Each protein's specific function is determined by its amino acid arrangement, and these arrangements can vary considerably. While most...

Ultra-clean protein breakthrough as companies announce low heavy metals powders based on Sacha Inchi, Pumpkin seed and more

5/14/2014 - On the heels of Natural News spearheading the issue of toxic heavy metals contamination of rice protein products -- and the Doctor Oz Show giving it global attention -- almost every protein manufacturer in the industry is rapidly reformulating to produce cleaner, ultra-low-heavy-metals products. This...

Vegan protein powders with low heavy metals: Health Ranger reveals the cleanest products tested so far

5/13/2014 - When it comes to purchasing protein supplements, buyer beware! As Natural News has now exhaustively documented, rice protein products sold right now across health food stores like Whole Foods are contaminated with toxic heavy metals. This story is now going global, with mainstream media now picking...

Action item: Are Whole Foods employees intentionally misleading customers about toxic heavy metals in rice protein products?

5/6/2014 - Go to Whole Foods today, pick a rice protein product off the shelf, and ask the store manager why they are selling rice protein containing toxic heavy metals at such high levels that they often exceed California Prop. 65 limits by over 1,000%! The answer you get may shock you: some Whole Foods employees...

Vegan protein consumers rush to low-metals products: Pumpkin Seed Protein the latest to test super clean

3/25/2014 - In the aftermath of the explosive revelation that vegan rice protein products contain significant concentrations of the heavy metals lead, cadmium and tungsten, the natural products industry has been scrambling to produce cleaner plant-based proteins that are substantially free of those metals. I am...

Exclusive: Lab results of clean vegan proteins now being posted at Natural News Labs

1/27/2014 - Responding to urgent requests from our readers to let them know which vegan proteins we've tested so far are showing the better results, we've begun posting protein product results at Labs.NaturalNews.com. Many readers were overjoyed when we posted our very positive lab results for One World Whey protein...

One World Whey protein sales halted: Serious label error discovered, investigation under way

1/22/2014 - IMPORTANT UPDATE APRIL 18, 2014: Based on a product investigation, Natural News has now been informed that sales of the current production lot of One World Whey Protein will be halted by its manufacturer, Synergistic Nutrition. What we now know for certain is that the label of the product is incorrect....

German scientists discover bacteria that make ice, clouds and rain

11/14/2013 - Scientists have discovered that a humble species of bacteria may play a major role in producing planetary climates by "seeding" clouds with ice-producing proteins. Scientists have known for decades that bacterial species such as Pseudomonas syringae produce proteins on their outer membranes that...

Tiny group of proteins alerts the immune system of the presence of cells affected by cancer

8/20/2013 - A recent study published in the Journal of Immunology, reported by Prof. Yoel Kloog of Tel Aviv University's Department of Neurobiology, along with Dr. Itamar Goldstein of TAU's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sheba Medical Center and their students Helly Vernitsky and Dr. Oded Rechavi, discusses...

Wheat contains over 23,000 potentially harmful proteins

5/29/2013 - It is no secret that the number of people with either gluten sensitivity or gluten intolerance, the latter of which is often diagnosed as Celiac disease, is on the rise all across the world. But what is commonly misunderstood about the difficulty or inability to digest wheat-containing foods is that...

Dietary proteins signal brain satiety to help prevent overeating and obesity

9/4/2012 - It's no secret that overconsumption of calories, especially those from high calorie refined and processed carbohydrate junk foods is making America fat and taking nearly a decade off our natural lifespan. Since the early 1970's, our food supply has been infused with synthesized sweeteners such as high...

Nutrition 101: Part 3 - Carbohydrates, Proteins and Fats (Opinion)

3/15/2012 9:08:51 PM - An easily burnable form of energy comes to us in the form of sugar or starch. Carbohydrates have a very bad public image in that they are generally thought of as fattening. This is because most of the carbohydrate consumed in this country has been processed or refined, leaving an empty calorie. In...

Vitamin D influences brain proteins to protect against Alzheimer`s disease

7/18/2011 - Advanced age and the build-up of amyloid beta protein clumps on brain structures are the clinical manifestation leading to the devastating form of dementia known as Alzheimer`s disease. Breaking research published in the journal Fluids and Barriers of the CNS provides crucial evidence that vitamin D...

Vaccination: The pet controversy

6/15/2011 - In the history of human vaccines, the numbers clearly show that in every case, the disease itself was already on the decline when the vaccine was introduced. Most vaccines were scarcely a blip on the radar, not affecting the natural decline of the disease at all. In a few unfortunate cases such as polio,...

Selenium Curbs AIDS Virus, may Fight Cancer

12/2/2008 - After decades of attempting to fight AIDS with experimental vaccines and drugs, scientists have recently discovered how several natural substances could be powerful weapons against the disease. For example, in mid-November, UCLA AIDS researchers published research concluding that the herb astragalus...

Nutritionist Jonny Bowden (Part II): Best Foods for Proteins, Amino Acids and Omega-3

11/5/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at http://www.RenegadeRoundtable.com. In this excerpt, Jonny Bowden shares his thoughts on proteins, amino acids and omega-3 and the best foods to provide them. Renegade Roundtable with Jonny Bowden, a board...

Why Chocolate Is Good for Your Heart

9/24/2008 - Can't live without dessert? Forget about ice cream and cakes, and go for dark chocolate! It′s actually good for you -- in moderation of course. Chocolate and cocoa are made from the cacao bean, one of the richest sources of flavanols, a group of polyphenolic antioxidants. The major flavanols in...

The Importance of Plant Based Proteins and Omega 3ís to Stay Healthy

8/25/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at (http://www.RenegadeRoundtable.com) . In this excerpt, Jonny Bowden shares on plant-based proteins and omega-3s. Renegade Water Secrets with Jonny Bowden, author of Living the Low-Carb Life: Choosing the Diet...

Heart Disease and the Aborted Trial of a Drug to Raise HDL

1/8/2008 - Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in North America and other parts of the world with a western diet and lifestyle. High cholesterol levels have taken most of the blame, and statin drugs to lower LDLs ("bad cholesterol") are among the most lucrative pharmaceuticals on the market. Statins...

Hydrolyzed milk proteins found to actually decrease eczema in infants

6/2/2007 - Infant formulas containing proteins that have been hydrolyzed have been found to decrease a child's risk of developing eczema by at least 33 percent compared with formulas containing unprocessed milk proteins, according to a 3-year German study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Jump...

Selenium-protein deficiency raises prostate cancer risk (press release)

6/30/2006 - Selenium, an essential dietary mineral that can act as an antioxidant when incorporated into proteins, has been shown in many studies to reduce the incidence of cancers -- notably lung, colorectal and prostate. "The problem is, nobody seems to know how the mechanism works, and that's not trivial,"...

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