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The power of plant-based protein: A longer life?

Research we’re watching If you’re striving for a long, healthy life, getting your protein from beans, nuts, and grains is a better bet than getting it from meat or eggs, new research finds. The report—the largest ever to examine how dietary protein choices affect mortality—analyzed data from the Nurses’ Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, which have compiled diet and health data on more than 170,000 participants since the 1980s. Researchers…

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