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    As reported in today's DM, a Finnish study says men who consume a high protein diet of lean meat are at a higher risk of heart failure. There are the usual warnings from The American Heart Association.
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    I am afraid that the lean meat needs to be accompanied by the fat in order to be healthy. An experiment was done back in the 1930s ( I think ) where an American tried living with the Inuit and found he was fine on a zero carb diet, he then returned home and tried living on lean meat alone and became ill (IIRC) cannot for the life of me remember his name just now but it will come back to me when I least expect it.
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    Isn’t this the rabbit thing? Malcolm Kendrick did a thing on sugar tax, stating that too much protein has serious consequences.

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    Thanks Christelle. It was a chap called Vilhjalmur Stefansson and it was in 1906 rather than the 1930s but you can probably see why I could not come up with his name spontaneously
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    Can I assume that the rabbit thing is not the fact that rabbit meat is an incomplete protein for humans? ie we cannot survive on rabbit alone without becoming protein deficient.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gilli View Post
    Thanks Christelle. It was a chap called Vilhjalmur Stefansson and it was in 1906 rather than the 1930s but you can probably see why I could not come up with his name spontaneously
    It was Stefansson who lived amongst the Inuit and wrote of their diet of meat and fish. He also took part in a year long meat only experiment.

    Edit...I just read your earlier post...apparently he suffered no ill effects from a year of meat. But it was fatty meat. It was determined by the supervising medics that a diet of lean meat would not have been so successful.
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    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protein_poisoning

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    Ohhhh...that sounds horrific. I suppose a diet of lean chicken breast meat is out of the question.
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    And he noted that the Inuit ate the fatty cuts, fat and fed the lean meat to their dogs.
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