Association of Animal and Plant Protein Intake With All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality

24 Oct 2016Mingyang Song, MD, ScD; Teresa T. Fung, ScD; Frank B. Hu, MD, PhD; et al

High animal protein intake was positively associated with cardiovascular mortality and high plant protein intake was inversely associated with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, especially among individuals with at least 1 lifestyle risk factor.

Meta Analysis
6 effects
32 years
131342 subjects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Processed Meat Nutrition risk & protective factor
Risk Factor Processed Meat
Nutrition

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Increased risk of Mortality
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
34.0%

Red Meat Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Risk Factor Red Meat
Nutrition

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Mortality
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
12.0%

Eggs Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Risk Factor Eggs
Nutrition

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Mortality
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
19.0%

Red Meat Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Risk Factor Red Meat
Nutrition

Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular outcome
Minor increase risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular system

High evidence
8.0%

Processed Meat Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Risk Factor Processed Meat
Nutrition

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Mortality
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
8.0%

Eggs Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Risk Factor Eggs
Nutrition

Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular outcome
Minor increase risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular system

High evidence
8.0%