The High-Protein Diet and Cortisol Levels

http://www.ecologos.org/anxiety.htm

The research documents cited in the articles referenced in the link above show how excessive cortisol is produced by eating high-protein meals, and how that cortisol produces several psychological and physiological effects related to a highly-stressed state, including impaired memory, depression and antisocial behavior. Now of course someone needs to redo some of the following experiments with high-protein diets from other sources (like tofu) and find out how meals high in vegetable protein compare to those high in animal protein ...