Meat-eaters may have a higher risk of death, but plants are the answer

A new protein-focused paper ensures that eating red meat may be linked to a higher risk of death.

However, using animal protein in your diet with plant protein is associated with a decreased risk of death.

Scientists have long connected processed red meats with a wide spectrum of chronic diseases, such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease.

Our findings have important public health implications,” he added. “They can help refine the current dietary recommendations about protein intake and really get to the point that it is not only the amount but also the food sources of protein that are critical for long-term health.”

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