Plant protein may promote healthy aging in women

Middle-aged women who consumed higher amounts of protein, particularly from plants, were more likely to have healthier aging and develop fewer chronic diseases, a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found.
“Getting the majority of your protein from plant sources at midlife, plus a small amount of animal protein, seems to be conducive to good health and good survival to older ages,” Andres V. Ardisson Korat, DSc, a scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, said in a press release.

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