Is Protein As Deadly As Smoking?

Obviously not, although some news outlets thought so recently…

Screen Shot 2014-03-04 at 10.01.03 PMFrom TMZ: “High protein diets ‘nearly as bad as smoking'”

From LiveScience: “High protein diets raise cancer risk as much as smoking”

From the LA Times: “High protein diets: bad in middle age, good for the elderly”

Let me start out by saying that I’m not going to tell you to eat less animal protein. But I saw this headline earlier and felt like having a rant.  Continue reading Is Protein As Deadly As Smoking?