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Swapping red meat for plants lead to longer life

New York: Want to live longer? Take a note. Researchers have found that eating more protein from plant sources or dairy while reducing red meat consumption could help people live longer. Higher percentage of calories from plant protein in the diet is tied to lower risk of death, the study said. “Our findings suggest that […]

Plants Better Than Tech For Reducing Air Pollution

New York: Plants and trees may be better and cheaper options than technology to mitigate air pollution, says a new study from an Indian-origin researcher. The study, published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, found that adding plants and trees to the landscapes near factories and other pollution sources could reduce air pollution by […]

Ancient tooth reveals Mesolithic man ate fish, plants

London: In a first, scientists have discovered evidence that humans from the Mesolithic period consumed fish and plants and also used their teeth for de-scaling activities. The evidence was based on the analysis of microfossils entombed in the dental calculus — commonly known as tooth plaque or tartar — of a young male skeleton from […]