Recipe of the Week:

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Kung Pao Watermelon Shrimp Preparation: 10 min. Cooking: 15 min. Total: 25 min.
Calories: 450 CalFat: 20 g
Carbs: 29 gProtein: 39 g
Fiber: 3.4 gSugar: 16 g
Cholesterol: 300 mgSodium: 1000 mg

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Nutrients lower inflammation, protect against heart disease

Taurine may lower inflammation -

Taurine is an amino acid that helps developing nerves and regulates the mineral-water balance in the blood. In this study, 16 obese women and eight healthy-weight women took 3,000 mg of taurine per day, or a placebo, along with nutritional counseling. Compared to the healthy-weight women, taurine levels in the obese women were 41 percent lower. || After eight weeks, all participants had lost 3 percent of their body weight. Those taking taurine saw a...