Eating Too Much Protein Makes Pee A Problem Pollutant In The U.S.

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Hold off on your meat and protein supplements, you’re going to kill a bunch of fish! Americans eat so much protein that it’s seeping into their pee and unleashing nitrogen into their waterways. Nitrogen is a super booster for algae and bacteria, cultivating algal blooms that release toxins into the water. They don’t just make marine life and humans sick; when they die, they take others with them. Their dead bodies are a feast for microorganisms that suck up all the oxygen from the water, killing off more marine life. Read full article here

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