A study that has gone viral suggests those eating a diet rich in eggs, meat, milk and cheese are damaging their health, and the scientist behind the study has branded such a diet “as bad as smoking”. The results stated that people following high animal-based protein diets are 4 times as likely to die from cancer or diabetes. As well as doubling their chance of dying from any cause over an 18 year period.
More about Valter D Longo, the man behind the study.
Valter Longo, nicknamed the “cancer expert” says: “I don’t eat lunch – that’s how I keep my weight in place. My diet is mostly vegan with low protein.”