There are a dizzying number purported health tips out there for women, and many of them are entirely useless. More people give advice than really know what they’re talking about, and listening to anything and everything you hear can be destructive to your body.
Particularly menacing is when these “tips” in fact give advice that deprives your body of much-needed nutrients. Protein is an example of a vital part of the diet that is often disavowed by certain health food “experts” and weight loss advocates. But don’t be fooled! Here’s all you need to know about the importance of protein in a healthy diet—both for staying in shape and staying healthy overall.