Image: A meat substitute (left) resembles chicken meat (right), but its proteins are not absorbed as well by human cells. (CREDIT: Adapted from Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 2022) Plant-based meats don’t pack the same protein punch, making them less nutritious than the real thing. A team from The Ohio State University says their experiments reveal human cells take in fewer proteins from meat alternatives because they are harder to absorb.… Read the rest
You Honey May Be Hiding A Dirty Little Secret: What’s Really In That Sweet, Golden Goop?
Your Honey May Be Hiding Something: How Those Jars Of Sticky Sweetness Might Be Sickening You Truth in advertising. If you know that phrase, you’re probably older than you look. (You’re welcome.) Also, you probably know that it is a wildly dated and quaint phrase. By today’s standards, in which virtually anything can be printed on a product label without fear of losing a lawsuit over it, no matter how ridiculous, the concept of “truth” being used to describe what goes into a food product is laughable.… Read the rest