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U.S. meat eaters should consider this study before their next grocery run

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People who indulge in steak may want to take a break. Plant-based diets have been popular in the media recently, but research shows that going vegetarian or vegan isn’t only good for the environment, but for our health, too. Meat-rich diets are linked to a range of health problems, from heart disease and strokes to type two diabetes and some cancers. (People who eat diets high in meat have also been found to live shorter lives.) A new US study has again shown that adults that eat diets high in animal protein are at increased risk of developing a wide range of chronic diseases. The authors recommend a plant-based protein diet to reduce these risks. Importantly, the study is the first to investigate what effect diets high in sulfur amino acids have on our health. These are found in many foods but are typically found in high amounts in eggs, fish, red meat and chicken. When consumed at recommended levels, sulfur amino acids play a crucial role in our bodies. They help our m

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