Higher Intake of Protein Connected to Lower Mortality
Sep 5, 2020
Editor: David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA
Author: Fairuz Afram, PharmD Candidate, University of Colorado, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Could a primarily plant-based high protein diet be the secret to longevity?
The high-protein diet has gained a lot of popularity in recent years, mainly due to its effect on weight loss; however, conflicting data have been reported regarding the association between animal and plant protein and all-cause mortality.
A systematic review/meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies was recently published in The BMJ, investigating the dose-response relationship between protein intake and mortality rate....
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