Just in case you don’t know: antimicrobial resistance is a situation when bacteria, viruses, and fungi become resistant to antibiotics, so that antibiotics won’t help fighting infectious diseases anymore. This resistance is mostly based in the gut, where the microbes carry genetically encoded ways to survive contact with antibiotics. So can we do something to […]
Finally the good news for vegetarians and vegans! It seems that a plant-based diet can provide not only with necessary amount of protein, but als with all essential amino acids. Here, a variety of plant-based protein sources is a key. Most plant foods have some protein, with the best sources being legumes, soy products (including […]
Whole cereal grains are a good source of protein amoung vegan products. But do you know which one of them has the most protein available to our body? And here I’m not talking about a single generic value of protein on nutrition label of the product, but about the highest digestibility of the protein that […]
Did you know that a single generic value of protein on nutrition label is not enough to ensure enough protein in our diet?
Diet is our best medicine. What we eat has a big contribution to how we age. The results of a recent study is another scientific prove for that.
We know that accumulation of amyloid-beta proteins in the brain is one of the main features of Alzheimer’s. But did you know that the same proteins are also present in other (periphereral) organs and that there is a possibility that these proteins are interrelated with each other?
If you are getting older, you pay more attention to your diet to keep a clear and healthy mind as long as possible. Take, for example, breakfast. Can you skip it or do you need it? If you need it, what kind of breakfast is the best for you and your brain?
Too little protein intake is one of the reasons of malnutrition and frailty in older adults (65+). The current recommended dietary allowance (the RDA) for protein (0.8 g protein per kg body weight) is under revision. This is because a higher RDA (1.0–1.2 g protein per kg body weight) is scientifically proven to better maintain […]
No matter what diet you choose, you need to be aware not only of its benefits but also of its risks. A recent large UK study highlighted the risks for non-meat eaters other than possible B12 deficiency and an increased risk of anemia. Researchers analysed 18 years of data from 54.898 men and women and […]
According to a small Norwegian study, high-fat fermented dairy products, especially cheese, cause less inflammation than non-fermented dairy products.