Could wool become the new superfood?

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 17 Aug 2018, 8:36AM
The proteins in Wool could be used as a dietary supplement.

Could wool become the new superfood?

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 17 Aug 2018, 8:36AM

A group of researchers have discovered proteins in sheep wool could be used as a dietary supplement to improve our health.

Matthew Barnett from AgResearch told Mike Hosking essentially they are proteins which hold the wool together and could be used to promote gut health.

"You break down the proteins to a certain extent which gives out the certain proteins found in dietary supplements."

LISTEN ABOVE AS MATTHEW BARNETT SPEAKS TO MIKE HOSKING

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