Many foods, including avocado, olive oil, nuts and canola oil, are low-protein foods. In a low-protein diet, meals should consist of vegetables, fruits and whole-grain foods accompanied by a small serving of lean meat. T... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Diet Plans

A typical low-protein diet includes fruits, grains, breads, vegetables and small amounts of protein sources, such as meats, dairy products and nuts, according to the National Institutes of Health. A common recommendation... More » Food Food Facts

Individuals with phenylketonuria, or PKU, require a low-protein diet for survival, while those who suffer from a form of arthritis called gout can reduce painful symptoms by avoiding certain high-protein animal products,... More » Health Nutrition & Diets
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