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Human Nutrition
Nutrient Profile Analysis of Pork and Alternative Protein Sources
Human Nutrition
Does Meal-based Enhancement of Protein Intake Augment Long-term Responses to Sarcopenic Obesity Reduction?
Human Nutrition
Effects of consuming red meat on the gut microbiome in young adults
Human Nutrition
Effects of red meat on type 2 diabetes risk factors and markers of chronic inflammation: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Human Nutrition
Pork Consumption in Relation to Body Weight and Composition: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Human Nutrition
Digestible indispensable amino acid score for pork products at various stages of processing
Human Nutrition
Metabolism of Vitamin K Forms in Fresh Pork
Human Nutrition
Ounce-Equivalents in the Protein Foods Group: Benefits of Quality Protein
To help the consumer meet protein needs while achieving the goal of varied protein food sources, the DGAs Committee published "ounce equivalents" in the protein foods group. It is stated, among other...
Human Nutrition
Effect of pork ingestion on postprandial mitochondrial protein synthesis and inflammation in healthy weight, overweight, and obese adults
Human Nutrition
Effects of incorporating red meat into a Mediterranean-style dietary pattern on cardiometabolic and emotional well-being
The Mediterranean-style eating pattern (Med Pattern) is consistently associated with decreased chronic disease risk (1-3) with emerging evidence suggesting improved quality of life (4-6) and sleep...
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