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Wellness Wednesday: High Protein Diets, Alcohol and the Heart, Worker Safety

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We've all heard that protein is crucial for healthy bones and muscles, but Americans eat too much of it. It turns out that claim may be overblown, but high-protein diets might not be the best weight-loss solution for everyone either. Today we'll discuss the role protein plays in the diet, how drinking can impact heart health and a new report on deaths in the workplace.

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For more information on protein, here is Monica Reinagel's cheat sheet to how much protein you'll find in common plant and animal foods.