It's nice that Beneful uses chicken meat as its first ingredient, but its next animal protein
(chicken by-product meal) is fourth on this list.
While I realize that the above quote suggests that animal protein
is "bad" and vegetable protein is "good," I would hypothesize, as I have suggested, that this is not an issue of all or none but a hormetic issue where dosage is the key determinant.
CoBank animal protein
economist Trevor Amen said, "Surprisingly strong US consumer demand helped lay the groundwork for improving market conditions in the coming year, combined with the fact that the net trade balance is expected to shift toward growing exports and fewer imports.
Data in Table (1) present average production, consumption, and per capita share of main animal protein
sources over the period 2008-2012.
It cited a controlled research study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, where research subjects on a diet eliminating animal protein
had less than half the calcium loss that they had on their baseline diet.
Western companies have struggled to make sustainable profit and to compete in China's animal protein
industry due to infrastructural and cultural challenges," explained Rabobank Analyst Chenjun Pan.
Research shows that animal protein
may significantly increase the risk of premature mortality from all causes, among them cardiovascular disease, cancer and Type 2 diabetes.
Domestic cattle-rearing, therefore, is largely confined to the Sahel belt just south of the Sahara desert and bushmeat is a prized source of animal protein
for many West Africans.
consumers look to increase their intake of protein, about half of them feel animal protein
, namely meat and fish, is still considered the best source of protein, according to a report from The NPD Group, "Protein Perceptions and Needs.
2 May 2014 - US agricultural products, animal feed and speciality chemicals distributor Wilbur-Ellis Company's feed division, which markets feed ingredients for the aquaculture, livestock and pet food segments, said it had bought local animal protein
meals specialist Allied Premium Protein (APP) from its former parent domestic Brown Packing Co Inc.
Rates of cancer and death also do not seem to be affected by controlling for carbohydrate or fat consumption, suggesting that animal protein
is the main culprit.
Due to this, the consumption of animal protein
in the developing nations is well below the world average.
THIS week it was announced that scientists in California have completed an 18-year study which concludes that eating high levels of animal protein
- such as meat, milk and eggs - increases the risk of death from cancer by four times and the overall likelihood of early death by 75 per cent in people aged 50-65.
Washington, March 5 ( ANI ): Two groups of researchers have claimed in two different studies that consuming high-quality animal protein
in moderation is one of the keys to a long and healthy life.
In women who substituted 5% of energy from vegetable protein for animal protein
, and/or other healthy protein sources (poultry, fish, nuts, legumes) for red meat there was also a lower risk of GDM.