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Grass is greener for healthy, novel protein, say researchers

Grass could be the next source of human-edible protein.

Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark have extracted food-grade protein from grass (which is normally not digestible by humans) and have even made a grass protein bar. While the details are being kept private as the researchers may patent the process, grass protein holds promise as a relatively eco-friendly option. The byproducts of the extraction process could still be fed to cattle.

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13 Feb 2018
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Image: Aaron Leavy, Grass, Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic
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