A study published yesterday in the scientific journal “Cell Metabolism” links overconsumption of meat and cheese with bad health. The specifics of the study’s findings are as follows: People between 50 and 65 years old whose diets are high in animal protein are 74% more likely to pass on early than those who either consume less animal protein or who get their protein from plant-based sources. Go nuts, guys!) It’s a reminder we could all use, no matter our age, to diversify the sources of our protein intake. “The evidence is overwhelming and incredibly consistent that people who eat plant-based products have a reduced risk of death,” Dr. David Katz, director of the Yale University Prevention Research Center, told ABC News.