Consuming Plant Protein in Midlife Can Help Women Age Well


A new study lead by Tufts University researchers suggests choosing plant protein in place of animal protein throughout midlife may increase the odds of healthy aging in women. The study looked at the reported food intake of nearly 49,000 U.S. women who were less than 60 years old in 1984. Data from 30 years later found 3,721 met the researchers’ criteria for healthy aging: they were free from 11 major chronic disease, had good mental health, and did not have physical or cognitive impairments.

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