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Sabbath, February 18th, 2017 (Bulletin)
Sermon Title: Biblical Hospitality
Pastor Will Oosthuizen
7 Ways Animal Protein is Damaging Your Health
BY SOFIA PINEDA OCHOA, MD
Today, of course, we know that most proteins from both plants and animals are “complete proteins” (meaning they contain all of the essential amino acids we need).1 However, people sometimes use the term “low quality” to refer to plant proteins because they typically have a lower proportion of these essential amino acids as compared to animal proteins.
But it’s important to understand that having a higher proportion of essential amino acids, as animal protein does, is actually damaging (not advantageous) for our health. We outline seven ways that animal protein damages your health.
1. Animal Protein and Fiber (or total lack thereof)
Unlike plant protein, which comes packaged with fiber, antioxidants, and phytonutrients, animal protein comes with exactly none of the foregoing. To this point, meat, eggs, poultry, dairy, fish and other animal foods have absolutely no fiber whatsoever.
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