At times, it’s flying high on a fad-diet craze
, when it seems that half our population is shunning carbs in favor of a high-protein diet. At other times, protein is forgotten completely, as people order salads with low-fat dressing in an effort to fit into their skinny jeans
. While a high-protein, low-carb diet is overkill, there is good evidence that a moderate-protein diet may be the way to go.
Why we need it.