Thursday, May 25, 2006

Protein Alternative

Protein is essential to build muscle, which leads to burning more fat and creating a leaner and healthier body.  But you don’t have to enjoy T-Bone steaks daily to get enough protein.  Did you know mushrooms are called “the meat of the vegetable world?”  They contain several essential amino acids as well as many vitamins regularly found in meat.  Choosing ‘shrooms over steaks has another benefit:  fewer calories and fat!