Nutritional Quality of Plant Proteins
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Plant-based diets play an important role in health and physical function, but how do they compare to animal proteins?
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APR. 16, 2021 1 MIN. READ
Plant protein-based diets are becoming increasingly popular around the world, and there are lots of good reasons why. Research links diets that are largely plant-based to several health benefits, including a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and premature death. While more research is needed, a 2019 review in Translational Psychiatry suggests that plant-based diets may also improve cognitive health.
While plant proteins play an important role in health and physical function, how do they compare to the nutrient density of animal proteins?