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Episode 6

Nutritionist's Perspective

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Beef

  • Great source of iron, amino acids, protein, and collagen

  • Beneficial for iron deficiency anemia and B12 deficiency anemia

  • Can help provide energy, boost immune functions, digestion, skin, eyes, nervous system

  • Use lean cuts of beef for less cholesterol and less saturated fats

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Lentils​​

  • Inexpensive meat substitute with a variety of nutrients

  • Rich in Zinc, Potassium, Magnesium, B Vitamins

  • Great plant-based source of protein and fiber

  • Protects against heart disease, lowers LDL cholesterol, improves blood pressure, and improves blood sugar level

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Curry

  • Anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and anti-bacterial properties

  • Helps lower cholesterol, improve blood pressure, help with blood sugar, boost metabolism, and helps respiratory system