News tagged with dietary protein

Turning plants into meat-like foods to save the planet

Producing the savory, juicy steaks and pork chops that many people crave requires a lot of animals raised on huge, unsustainable amounts of plant protein. But what would happen if, instead of giving so much of it to animals ...

dateFeb 11, 2015 in Other
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Kittens: Their microbiomes are what they eat

For animals as well as people, diet affects what grows in the gut. The gut microbial colonies, also known as the gut microbiome, begin to form at birth. Their composition affects how the immune system develops and is linked ...

dateOct 22, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Dietary protein may reduce hip fractures in the elderly

Seniors who consume a higher level of dietary protein are less likely to suffer hip fractures than seniors whose daily dietary protein intake is less, according to a new study by the Institute for Aging Research of Hebrew ...

dateMay 05, 2010 in Health
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