The body may absorb less protein from plant-based “meat” than from chicken breast

The protein in meat substitutes made with wheat and soybeans may be absorbed less from the small intestine into the bloodstream than protein from chicken breast. health June 22 2022 by Carissa Wong In a lab experiment, proteins in meat substitutes (left) were not absorbed by gut cells as well as proteins in chicken breasts … Read more

Your “healthy” diet may be lacking in nutrients. Here’s how to fix that, according to science

Vegetarian and vegan diets are definitely trendy, with more people than ever before make the switch. While some people choose to follow a vegetarian diet for environmental reasons, others adopt these diets because of their health benefits. Not surprisingly, given that studies have linked plant-based diets to lower body mass index (BMI) and lower risks … Read more