High protein foods may put heart health at risk

According to a new study analyzing the data of thousands of people, an excessive intake of a certain kind of amino acid — present in protein-rich foods — is associated with a higher cardiometabolic risk. A new study in humans adds to the evidence that protein-rich foods, such as meat, may have a negative effect on heart health. Many people follow diets that are high in protein, which can help with weight loss and building muscle mass. However, increasingly, researchers are starting to question whether protein-rich foods provide enough benefits…

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