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Soy-based (Gardein) vs. mycoprotein-based (Quorn) veggie chicken: which is better?

Soy-based (Gardein) vs. mycoprotein-based (Quorn) veggie chicken: which is better?

Is this a soy-based or mycoprotein-based fake chicken???? I don’t eat any soy, but I do eat some mycoprotein (QUORN). Would love your opinion on it.

How can I avoid the top 10 leading causes of death?

How can I avoid the top 10 leading causes of death?

Ok, this is the sixth. I want to know all the top 10. Someone told me no tobacco, no alcohol, no animal products and regular workout is enough to avoid the top 10. Is that true?

Where does the fat come from in a skinless chicken breast?

Where does the fat come from in a skinless chicken breast?

There is so little visible fat on chickens e.g. a skinless chicken breast. I don’t see how it’s such a high ratio.

In making water alkaline, how much baking soda is too much?

In making water alkaline, how much baking soda is too much?

I wish they said what constituted a “large amount”…. yikes.

Is the Dukan Diet safe?

Is the Dukan Diet safe?

I feel sorry for people’s bodies if they are on the Dukan Diet. Logic is clearly out the window when it comes to weight loss diet desperation.

Are krill oil supplements better than fish oil capsules?

Are krill oil supplements better than fish oil capsules?

Just wondering if Krill Oil supplements are any better than fish oil capsules. Do you have any suggestions on the best way to get the benefits of fish without actually eating it?

What is the recommended child requirement for vitamin D?

What is the recommended child requirement for vitamin D?

I just watched your newest video and it was fantastic as usual. The segment about the adult requirement of 2000 units/day for Vitamin D was interesting and helpful. Can you please tell me what a...

What is the definition of a “handful” serving of nuts?

What is the definition of a “handful” serving of nuts?

Just wondering what was their definition of a “handful” of nuts? 25 grams? 8 nuts? Big difference in opinion from one person to the next as to what is a “handful”. Many thanks.

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