Protein is no longer a nutrient of concern, but rather fiber. This is the one nutrient that can really "get things moving". Think about it, we drink alcohol, take medications, indulge every so often in food we maybe should not, breathe toxins in the air, etc... Unless we rid our bodies of these harmful elements they stick around a little too long creating harm. The best way to rid our bodies of these chemicals is to push them out with the help of fiber.
How to Treat Kidney Stones with Diet: Decreasing animal protein and sodium intake appears more effective in treating calcium oxalate and uric acid kidney stones (nephrolithiasis) than restricting calcium or oxalates.
Animal Protein -- Meat and Dairy -- Cause Cancer Celebrated Cornell University professor T. Colin Campbell Phd, presents the overwhelming evidence showing that animal protein is one of the most potent carcinogens people are exposed to. This is the FULL 45 MINUTE talk from Dr. Campbell's appearance at the 2005 VegSource Healthy Lifestyle Expo.