Tag Archives: Protein

Replacing red meat with plant protein reduces heart disease risk

A meta-analysis of trials comparing the health effects of red meat consumption with those of other diets found that substituting healthful plant protein for red meat helps lower the risk of cardiovascular disease. Eating plant proteins, such as tofu, may benefit cardiovascular health. Many studies throughout the years have linked the consumption of red meat… Read More »

Medical News Today: Can blocking a single protein tackle depression, obesity, and pain?

Depression, obesity, and chronic pain are some of the most pressing global health concerns. New research may have found a drug that could one day tackle all of these three conditions. Scientists may have identified a protein inhibitor that could tackle three conditions at once. Almost 40 percent of adults in the United States were… Read More »

The Best 15 Sources of Plant-Based Protein

Seitan (1 ounce = 21 grams of protein) M. Cornelius/Shutterstock Seitan is a popular plant-based protein source made from gluten. When cooked it looks similar to meat and even has a meat-like texture. One ounce contains 21 grams of protein. This source of plant-based protein also contains small amounts of iron, calcium, and phosphorous. Seitan… Read More »