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Objectives Lunasin is a bioactive peptide originally derived from soy protein which is being marketed as a nutraceutical product for its potential beneficial effects. Functionality of lunasin depends on its presence in circulation after digestion and metabolism. We studied safety, tolerability, and presence of lunasin in blood for the first time in...
Dietary intake of adult vegetarians from large prospective studies has been well-characterized but is rarely reported in vegetarian adolescents. Our objective was to describe and compare the dietary intake of vegetarian adolescents with their non-vegetarian counterparts in a population known to espouse healthy living. Adolescents (n = 534) aged 12-...
Food intake of vegetarians in the US has been evaluated, however, data on foods consumed by vegetarian adolescents is limited. The aim of this research was to compare the food intake of adolescent vegetarians and non-vegetarians. A cross-sectional study was conducted among adolescents ages 12 to 18 years (312 females, 241 males, mean [SD] age =15.0...