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Calling all Atkins, Paleo, and standard American diet eaters — listen up! ‘More animal protein’ does not mean ‘more health and happiness.’ According to a study published Tuesday in Cell Metabolism, people who consume lots of animal protein in their middle years should instead expect it to mean ‘more cancer, diabetes, and premature mortality.’
I’m not sure I buy that this is a healthy way to eat. Here’s my two cents, and I’d love to hear your thoughts on the Paleo Diet, too!
We know that animal products have a serious environmental impact, but what about the impact on our health? According to a recent, large scale study, men and women who ate more animal protein had a higher mortality rate.