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Too Much Meat, Dairy Tied to Heart Failure Risk

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 — Maybe you should skip the cheeseburger and shake, guys. Middle-aged men who often feast on meat, dairy and other high-protein foods could be on a path to heart failure, researchers report.
Protein from fish and eggs, however, isn’t linked to an increased risk for heart failure, the investigators found.
“High-protein diets have been gaining popularity during the recent years, but their long-term health effects are not completely known,” said Jyrki Virtanen, one of the study authors.
“Our findings indicate the high protein intake may have some adverse effects on health, especially if the protein is coming from animal sources,” said Virtanen. He’s an adjunct professor of nutritional epidemiology at the University of Eastern…
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