According to the UN next month the world’s 7 billionth human inhabitant will be born. We have a feeling it’s gonna be a girl and we hope her metabolism will show some similarity to that of a lab rat. If … Continue reading
If you ignore bonus doses of saturated fat, dioxins, hormones and antibiotics, animal protein can be very nutritious. Too bad ‘from October 31’ there will be 7 billion of us – and science shows that many people can’t all be … Continue reading
If you want to take a single green step, go from beef to chicken. If you want to take things a good step further and are really committed to tackling climate change, stopping deforestation and averting the protein crisis… go … Continue reading
Vegan and vegetarian lifestyles may not be mainstream, other plant protein trends are slowly becoming just that. Depending on definition a majority of people qualifies as a ‘flexitarian’, opting for alternatives to animal protein on a regular basis. Meanwhile industry … Continue reading
In our special series on the unfolding protein crisis, we take a good look at some interesting ‘new proteins’ – and some very old proteins that may witness a renaissance in face of ever-growing nutritional demands. Today that’s beans – … Continue reading
Hemp protein is no longer an obscure supplement you can only buy over the internet. You’ll find it in high-street shops these days. While nutritional value of hemp protein is not as high as that of soya protein and whey, … Continue reading
Men do not produce less testosterone as a result of eating soya proteins. American nutritionists came to this conclusion after doing a meta-analysis of other studies in which men had been given proteins derived from soya or soya-isoflavones.
Wouldn’t it be fantastic – and not only for the environment but also for industry – if we started eating spirulina instead of meat. A pond one hectare in size could produce six hundred times as much protein from this … Continue reading