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Beef vs. Vegetarian Burgers

Hamburgers are one of the staples of the American kitchen. On average, Americans eat three hamburgers a week, which represents nearly 50 billion burgers a year or 156 burgers per person annually. In this bulletin, I will share the pros and cons of both beef and vegetarian burgers as well as two delicious recipes for you to try at home.

The Nutritional Properties of Jackfruit

Jackfruit is a good source of fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6 and B9, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. Some studies have found potential benefits of Jackfruit for cancer prevention, glucose control, blood pressure, cholesterol and wound healing among other conditions. Read this bulletin to learn more about the nutritional benefits of this versatile fruit and get a delicious Jackfruit BBQ sandwich recipe!

Chronic Kidney Disease (Part 2)

Nutritional status plays an important role in the long-term survival of patients with kidney (renal) complications. Malnutrition is very common in patients with CKD, especially those who are on dialysis and its prevalence ranges from approximately 20 percent to 70 percent among adult dialysis patients. Read this bulletin about how to maintain nutritional values during Chronic Kidney Disease.

Chronic Kidney Disease (Part 1)

Chronic kidney disease occurs when there is a slowly progressive decline in the kidneys’ ability to filter metabolic waste products from the blood and the major causes are diabetes and high blood pressure. According to statistics from the CDC, it is estimated that 15 % of US adults have chronic kidney disease (CKD). About 96 percent of people with kidney damage or mildly reduced kidney function are not aware of having CKD and 48 percent of those with severely reduced kidney function but not on dialysis are not aware of having CKD. Read this bulletin where you will gain valuable information about Chronic Kidney Disease.