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4 Ways to Spot Signs of Protein Deficiency

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4 Ways to Spot Signs of Protein Deficiency
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Listlessness, fatigue and muscle wasting can all be signs of protein deficiency. Of course, they can also be caused by a variety of problems, so you may wish to visit a doctor or at least eat an overall healthier diet. More serious signs include bleeding gums, muscle cramping, consistently cold extremities and hair loss. If you experience any of these signs, you should see a doctor immediately.

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