Even though you may have heard about the dangers of heavy metals in your food, you may still not know how they work in the body and when/ why you should be concerned.
While severe protein deficiency is relatively uncommon in the United States, certain groups of individuals are at a greater risk. Vegetarians, vegans, and dieters who are limiting their daily caloric intake need to pay closer attention to their intake, as well as bodybuilders and athletes.
We’ve known for a long time that protein is essential to almost all bodily functions, and that amino acids are the building blocks of human life. However, modern diets often lack the diversity and nutrition that our ancestors were biologically adapted to eat.