Eat protein to heal a damaged brain

 作者:疏胛     |      日期:2019-03-08 03:12:16
A DIET of chicken, fish and protein shakes might do wonders for people with brain injuries. Akiva Cohen of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and his colleagues mimicked brain injury in mice by injecting fluid through their skull. Compared with control mice, they had much lower levels of three branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) found in protein-rich food. The team then fed another set of brain-injured mice either plain water or water enriched with BCAAs. Five days later,