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Sulfur amino acid restriction diet triggers new blood vessel formation in mice


March 22, 2018

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Putting mice on a diet containing low amounts of the essential amino acid methionine triggered the formation of new blood vessels in skeletal muscle, according to a new study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The finding adds insight to previous research showing that a methionine-restricted diet extends life span and health span, suggesting that improved vascular function may contribute to these benefits.Full Story

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