Web Analytics Made Easy -

Daily News

Potato protein aids women maintain muscle

A new study suggests that protein derived from potatoes can be of high quality and help a person develop and maintain muscle mass. The research, which appears in the journal Nutrients, could be important now that an increasing number of people are transitioning toward plant-based diets. These diets have an impact on a range of factors, including physical health, environmental sustainability, and exercise performance capacity. More people are moving toward a plant-based diet as it is environmentally sustainable and generally more healthful than a diet heavy in meat and dairy. The authors of the present study wanted to explore the effects of protein derived from potatoes. While potatoes are predominantly a starchy food, they also contain protein, and extracting this can generate enough protein to be significant in human consumption. The researchers found that the women who had been consuming the potato protein supplement had increased muscle protein synthesis, while the control group did not

(Credits: www.medicalnewstoday.com)

More about symptoms of a chest cold

cute bronchitis typically resolves on its own, within roughly 3 weeks. A cough is a common symptom of acute bronchitis. It is typically dry to begin with. Later on, however, the cough produces a lot of mucus. Beyond a cough, symptoms of a chest cold can include: chest congestion and soreness, aches and pains, including headaches, fatigue, a sore throat, a fever, a stuffy, leaky nose, wheezing and chills. To relieve the symptoms of a chest cold, a person can take over-the-counter fever reducers, get plenty of rest, and drink plenty of fluids. Thorough hand washing is a good way to prevent this issue from returning. It is important for people who have heart disease or lung disease to seek medical attention if they believe that they have a chest cold. The CDC recommend that people with acute bronchitis, or a chest cold, see a doctor if they experience any of the following:
* symptoms that continue for more than 3 weeks

* symptoms that return repeatedly

 *blood in mucus

*a fever of 100.4°F or higher

* difficulty breathing

(Credits: www.medicalnewstoday.com)