Everybody keeps talking about how important proteins are and how we need to get them from our food. And this is true. We need proteins in our diet, but do you know there are also some unhealthy proteins out there we should avoid at all costs?
Both plant-based foods like beans, soybeans, and lentils and animal-based foods like chicken, fish, and beef are good sources of proteins. Some options are better than others, and today you will learn more about the second category.
The biggest problem with the sources of unhealthy proteins is that most of them have high concentrations of salt and saturated fats, and if you consume them regularly, you have a higher chance of developing type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and some types of cancer.
Read on and find out what protein sources shouldn’t be part of your regular diet. You can still eat them from time to time without anything bad happening but keep in mind that it is better to avoid them.