Skip to comments.High-protein diet ‘as bad for health as smoking’ (USC study)
Posted on 03/04/2014 10:40:22 PM PST by Olog-hai
Eating too much protein could be as dangerous as smoking for middle-aged people, a scientific study has found.
Research which tracked thousands of adults for nearly 20 years found that people who eat a diet rich in animal protein are four times more likely to die of cancer than someone with a low protein diet.
The risk is nearly as high as the danger of developing cancer by smoking 20 cigarettes each day. [ ]
The US study found that people with a high protein diet were 74 percent more likely to die of any cause within the study period than their low-protein counterparts. They were also several times more likely to die of diabetes. But this trend appeared to reverse for those aged over 65, researchers found.
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
Well, for the proles anyway. The elites need the Wagyu steaks in order to better rule over us. We get tasty and nutritious soylent green (thanks, in part, to ObamaCare’s “End of Life Counseling Panels”).
I’m going to continue to try to kill myself with protine!!!
I’m 76 and still working hard at it!
What a bunch of CRAP!
Research paid for by PETA? Actually, the high carb diet gov’t has pushed on people has been a major cause of diabetes.
Dag nabbed researchers seem to hate everything about my life!
I am very suspicious. At 64 I still hit, long toss and pitch baseball (just to see how well within the zone I can slip it).
I start with Cherrios, a banana and blueberries....
I will never believe that.
SCIENTISTS say!!! Run for the hills. We’re all gonna die.
Another one of those government-funded research projects, no doubt.....
OMG, “too much” is bad. What a revelation.
Ever notice these bogus studies by so called experts come out when the gov wants to nudge you in a certain direction? Now that protein is getting higher and higher I guess they think we will switch to kale and away from meat since protein is bad for us anyway.
I recently read a study that stated and was backed up with indisputable numbers that Federal employees that wrestled alligators lived an average 8 years longer than those who did not and their sex drive was increased by 38%. The study also found that the alligator wrestling Feds were more likely to be promoted and that their coworkers, both male and female found them to be more attractive.
Yep. I read that and expect a shortage of alligators soon after this study is made public.
I eat 10:1. For every 10 calories. Eat 1g protein. Doesnt matter what type or source. Though I eat a lot of greek yogurt.
They didn’t specify high protein with high calories or high protein low or regular calories.
The problem with burgers is the same as salads. When you add bread and sugary sauces it adds lot of calories.
Excellent. I’m waiting for my rotator cuff to heal so I can throw a football. I have no idea what I did to cause the pain and immobility.
Is B12 an issue for you?
Talk about an exaggeration. Fact is: this diet has shown some noticeable health benefits. Protein is an essential nutrient.
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