Animal Protein & Our Health

The consumption of animal protein and eating the vegan or vegetarian way is controversial among nutrition scientists as well as the layperson. It appears that many studies on the consumption of animal protein are missing some information that may affect the outcome of the study.  Many vegetarians/vegans find when they add animal protein to their diets while consuming fresh, whole foods they begin to feel better and more energized.

While some people choose not to eat meat from animals or animal-derived products for spiritual or moral beliefs, others choose not to for health reasons.  It is believed that one can consume a combination of foods in order to get a complete protein usable by the body.

Unfortunately, this is not the case.  Often, people combine proteins from grains and beans.  The belief is the lack of lysine in grains and the lack of methionine in beans are good combinations to get that complete protein – one with all the necessary amino...

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