Unformatted text preview: have a function in the body, they help to insulate and serve as a source of energy as well. We don’t need go eliminate it; we simply need to watch the amounts we consume. Although proteins are essential nutrients required to maintain the body’s structure and proper function, most Americans already eat more protein than their bodies need, and excess dietary protein can, in itself, also increase health risks....
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- Spring '10
- Nutrition, high protein diets, Weight Loss Programs, excess dietary protein