Less meat, more plant-based diet cuts heart disease risk

If you are on high-protein diet like meat, daily, soy or nuts, read this carefully. According to the researchers, meats and other high-protein foods are generally higher in sulfur amino acid content which is bad for your heart.

The study, published in the journal Lancet EClinical Medicine, found that a plant-based diet may be key to lowering risk for heart disease.

Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. A subcategory, called sulfur amino acids, including methionine and cysteine, play various roles in metabolism and health, the researchers said.

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