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How to pack more plant protein into your everyday diet

(HealthDay)—You don't have to adopt a total vegetarian lifestyle to improve your health. You can get some of its advantages simply by replacing some of the animal proteins in your diet with plant-based ones.

Medical research

Receptor protein in the brain controls the body's fat 'rheostat'

Scientists at the University of Michigan and Vanderbilt University have identified the function of a protein that has been confounding metabolism researchers for more than two decades. And it may have implications both for ...

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You, too, can eat like an Olympian

(HealthDay)—While you watch the Winter Olympics from the comfort of your couch in the coming weeks, pay heed to what helped the athletes reach peak physical condition.

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Study finds high protein diets lead to lower blood pressure

Adults who consume a high-protein diet may be at a lower risk for developing high blood pressure (HBP). The study, published in the American Journal of Hypertension, by researchers from Boston University School of Medicine ...

Health

Pre-eclampsia rates on the rise in the US

A latest study by researchers at the Mailman School of Public Health and Columbia University Medical Center reports that pre-eclampsia, characterized by an elevation in the blood pressure and excess protein in the urine of ...

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