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Top 5 Reasons to Love Buckwheat!

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1.  It's gluten-free.  Those with celiac disease or gluten intolerance, rejoice!  

2.  It's a great source of fiber, both soluble and insoluble.

3.  It contains all the essential amino acids, that's right, it has lysine.

4.  It's a great source of iron, keep those blood cells and muscles happy!

5.  It contains the natural antioxidant rutin, which can help calm inflammation and may help lower blood pressure!

 

Top Reasons to Eat Soybeans

A recent medical study has shown that the protein/healthy fat blend of soybeans may possibly be the healthiest combination to help the body stave off the effects of aging.  With this report, we thought this would be a good time to review other medical reasons why soybeans are good for you.

  • 1.  Studies have shown that people who eat a lot of soybeans have a reduced risk of getting cancer.
  • 2.  Soy can help keep bones young and healthy.
  • 3.  Eating soy regularly can help you lose weight.
  • 4.  Soy may help women going through menopause have less symptoms (although the medical trials go back and forth on this one a lot)
  • 5.  Eating soy regularly can help lower your cholesterol.

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