Some symptoms of protein deficiency include constant cravings for carbohydrates, sweets, caffeine, chips and other processed, high-sugar or refined foods; muscle or joint pain, which is caused by a lack of protein reserv... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

High blood protein is caused by inflammation, bone marrow disease, dehydration and other infections, according to Mayo Clinic. Elevated total globulin levels are caused by infection, chronic inflammation, low albumin lev... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Good-quality protein is necessary to build white blood cells, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In addition, vitamin B12 and folate are required by the body to produce white blood cells and may be take... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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