High-Versus Low-Protein Diet

The following is an excerpt from Spiritual Nutrition by Dr. Gabriel Cousens Fact and Fear The high – versus low-protein controversy is more an issue of fear and confusion than fact. The high-protein approach to nutrition was initially based on nineteenth-century German research that asserted people need a minimum of 120 grams of protein per day. This high-protein thinking lingers today, even though the requirement is now considered by conventional nutritionists to be 60–90 grams of protein each day. But expert research around the world suggests that the real protein requirement is closer to 25–35 grams, and less if the protein […]

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