vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news
vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news

Carnism

August 04, 2019 - cathe

Are High-Protein Diets Linked with Inflammation?

Are High-Protein Diets Linked with Inflammation?
Credit: Andrik LangfieldFile Photo / © Photabulous!

The latest studies suggest that consuming a diet higher in plant-based protein is not linked with inflammation.

Some short-term studies that looked at the impact of a diet high in protein on inflammatory markers showed an increase in markers of inflammation on a high-protein diet. However, the increase was seen with animal-based protein.

Why might plant-based protein have a more favorable impact on inflammatory markers than animal protein? Unlike animal protein, plant sources contain fiber. Some studies link a diet high in fiber with reduced inflammation. The way high-fiber foods reduce inflammation isn’t clear but it may be due to the effect fiber has on the gut microbiome.

Continue Reading at:

cathe


Carnism — Feature Articles

Most Read - Last 30 Days

  1. USA: Trump Administration OKs Beaver Killing in Oregon, Despite Harm to Endangered Salmon, Steelhead
  2. ESTONIA: Animal rights activists, conservationists oppose legalization of bowhunting
  3. Impossible Foods CEO says the meat industry will be obsolete in 15 years — 'That's our mission'
  4. Exploiting Animals Is Killing Us and the Planet
  5. German coronavirus outbreak at abattoir infects more than 1,000
  6. China Ends Animal Testing For Imported 'Ordinary' Cosmetics In Game-Changer For Cruelty-Free Beauty
  7. Reasons Why Eating Fish Is Not That Healthy
  8. UK: Rotting corpses & animal abuse at farms supplying pig meat
  9. Rafiki, Uganda's rare silverback mountain gorilla, killed by hunters
  10. USA: EPA Tests Chemicals on at Least 23,000 Animals Per Year, Plans Phase Out by 2035

Some photos and photo services
generously donated by Photabulous

Photabulous

Fabulous Photos

PARIS · TORONTO · AMSTERDAM


veganauthority