The lack of meat in the diet of the father greatly affects the fertility of his children, found by biologists in the study.
It turned out, the sperm cells in the offspring had become lazy with the shortage of protein in the diet of the parent. The abundance of protein produced the opposite effect.
Moreover, low protein level was associated with a weakened immune system. If you have a big amount of protein in the diet of fathers from their sons ‘ reproductive and metabolic processes proceeded more actively, reports The Daily Mail.
Meanwhile, scientists have not yet figured out how affected the abundance of protein in the mother’s diet on the performance of children.
Earlier, American scientists from Purdue University concluded that moderate consumption of red meat does not affect short-term risk factors of developing cardiovascular diseases such as blood pressure and cholesterol levels in the blood.