Tag: protein

Bio-designed Collagen could Replace Animal Protein

Bio-designed Collagen could Replace Animal Protein

Lately, many companies are dedicated to bioengineering protein that not only replaces animal meat but also leather and animal-based cosmetic products. Geltor, a bioengineering company based in the Bay Area, that advocates for imagination, beauty, and nutrition by biodesign is engineering bacteria cells to produce animal proteins not to be tasted but to be used in skincare and more.

Depression Is Not Caused by Chemical Imbalance in the Brain

Depression Is Not Caused by Chemical Imbalance in the Brain

Upon analyzing 17 previous studies on the subject of depression, scientists have concluded that there might be no link between depression and lower levels of serotonin in the brain. The authors of the review also said that these findings could refute not only theories connecting depression to a chemical imbalance but also the effectiveness of prescribing antidepressants that target serotonin. Decades ago, the serotonin hypothesis proposed that depression and a chemical imbalance in the brain—including a deficiency of serotonin—could be closely related. Therefore, the most commonly prescribed antidepressants are those formulated to make serotonin more available in the brain by blocking its reabsorption into the neurons. These are the antidepressants known as serotonin reuptake inhibitors.

Fit Finds For All the Healthy Foodies Out There!

Fit Finds For All the Healthy Foodies Out There!

Are you trying to diversify your diet while staying healthy? Having all this extra time at home is the perfect chance to explore new foods that taste good and still give you all the nutrients your body needs. There is no doubt that this year has brought unprecedented events that none of us anticipated. That […]

Start your day off with a deliciously healthy smoothie!

Start your day off with a deliciously healthy smoothie!

Smoothies are a healthy and convenient way of starting your day. This berry-licious smoothie will provide you with Vitamin C, fiber, protein and potassium. All of that in one drink! All you really need for this nutritious drink is: 1 ¼ cups of orange juice  1 banana 1 ¼ cups of berries (blueberries, raspberries, strawberries […]

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