A new study has found that eating high-levels of certain proteins found in meat and plant-based foods can lower blood pressure and arterial stiffness leading to better heart health. According to researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA), eating foods rich in amino acids, the building blocks of proteins, could be good for your heart.
Depends what you’re after – the potato and sweet potato each have their pros and cons. Sweet potatoes have more fiber and vitamin A, but white potatoes have iron, magnesium, and potassium in their corner.
Myth #3, about red meat causing cancer, is not a myth. It’s fact, and we know specifically what compound is responsible and generally how much can be found in various foods if you’re concerned about managing your intake.