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Posted August 15, 2017

Protein Supplements Can Be Dangerous in People with Rare Genetic Disorder

It was recently reported by Yahoo Australian News (August 14, 2017) that a 25-year-old woman died after taking protein supplements and eating protein-rich foods such as lean meats and egg whites in preparation for a fitness competition. Meegan Hefford was found unconscious in her apartment and died in the hospital three days later. She had complained in the time leading up to her death that she felt "weird" and tired, which her mother attributed to spending too much time training at the gym.

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