Health

Are plant-based burgers better for you?

Plant-based burgers have soared in popularity over the past couple of years. Are these meat alternatives healthier for you than the real thing? Introducing more plant-based foods in your diet is a good thing, says Katherine ...

Medical research

Making the case for plant-based vaccines

A pair of researchers at Université Laval, Quebec claim that more effort should be made to develop plant-based vaccines. Hugues Fausther-Bovendo and Gary Kobinger have published a Perspective piece in the journal Science ...

Health

Quinn on Nutrition: What about lectins?

Reader Susan S. writes, in part: "Gut health is finally being brought up in mainstream more often. But almost never this: there are grains, nuts, fruits, and vegetables that have LECTINS that poke tiny holes in our intestines. ...

Health

Nutrigenomics: New frontiers in nutrition

Plant omics and food engineering offer novel perspectives and value to sustainable agriculture and ecological sciences. They contribute to advances in nutrigenomics, according to a Special Issue on Plant Omics, Food Engineering ...

Health

Study reveals plant compound beats sugar cravings

With millions of people around the world still confined to their homes due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, many have reported over-indulging in home-baking, snacks and sugary treats, potentially leading to increases in ...

Health

Is 'impossible' meat too good to be true?

It sizzles on the grill. But does it fizzle in terms of nutrition? That's the question when it comes to the new plant-based burgers that are flying off grocery store shelves and restaurant tables.

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