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Legumes

Legumes are edible seeds or pods, such as black beans, chickpeas, peas, and even peanuts, that grow from certain plants. When dried they are often referred to as pulses. A Harvard article notes that they make a good exchange for red meat because they contain many of the same nutrients, but fewer of the drawbacks. …

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Quorn

Quorn is a meat substitute product sold worldwide, primarily in Europe. It is sold as both a cooking ingredient and as the meat substitute used in a range of prepackaged meals.All Quorn foods contain mycoprotein as an ingredient, which is derived from the Fusarium venenatum fungus. In most Quorn products, the fungus culture is dried …

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Soy

Everything about soy indicates that it’s one of nature’s superfoods. A Harvard University article “Straight Talk About Soy” sums up that most studies have shown soy to be beneficial, although there are some studies that raise questions about possible negative aspects. “Part of the uncertainty is due to the intricacy of soy’s effects on the …

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