Storage proteins

These proteins contain energy, which can be released during metabolism processes in the organism. Egg ovalbumin and milk casein are such proteins. Almost all proteins can be digested and used as a source of energy and building material by other organisms.

Superfood

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Tofu ...1/2 cup of this mild-tasting, cheeselike product (when it's been prepared with calcium sulfate) ... delivers nearly twice as much calcium (183 mg) as an equal amount of regular cottage cheese or as much as 1oz. of part-skim mozzarella cheese ... serves up as much iron (1.6 mg) as a 3-oz. serving of roasted eye of round and twice as much protein as a hot dog ... plus it yields a healthy boost of isoflavones (35 mg), those likely foes of breast and prostate cancer, as well as osteoporosis. With only 106 calories. P.S.

Awesome Avocado

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Provide nutrition information on the avocado. Chemical composition; Protein content; Fat content; Purchase and storage tips.

Functional and Molecular Characterization for the Damp-Obstructed Rat Model in Chinese Medicine

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Functional and molecular characterization was performed on the major organs of damp-obstructed rats by applying expression datasets of microarray experiments and real-time RT-PCR. Gene ontology r...

Small Amounts of Dietary Fructose Dramatically Increase Hepatic Glucose Uptake Through a Novel Mechanism of Glucokinase Activati

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Glucokinase plays a major role in the control of hepatic glucose uptake and storage as glycogen. Small amounts of fructose-1-phosphate, in the presence of relatively high glucose levels, markedly...

Sweet on sweet potatoes

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The article discusses benefits of sweet potatoes and provides two recipes related to it. The Center for Science in the Public Interest declared the sweet potato to be the No. 1 superfood for bett...

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