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A different take on high protein diets – Some risks you should consider

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Although the entire world is going gaga about the benefits of protein-rich diet as it helps you in shedding a few pounds and normalizing your glucose levels, lowering the risk of diabetes and other heart diseases, yet it has been seen that there are certain risks of this kind of diet. The million-dollar question posed by some critics is whether you will live longer by remaining on a strict high protein and low carbohydrate diet. Most surprisingly, there have been 2 studies in the present edition of a journal named Cell Metabolism that suggest just the opposite. Researchers have found a strong and direct association between long-life and consumption of low protein, high-carbohydrate diet. However, the study also adds that after the age of 65, higher protein levels lead to longevity.
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