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Mike Sagman
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The controversy continues.

In the beginning, many scientists believed DCM was caused by deficient dietary taurine. Until that theory was disproven.

Then, DCM was supposedly caused by boutique diets.

But now, some are convinced that DCM is caused by the mere presence of peas in a food.

What about the dose? Shouldn’t the amount matter, too?

FDA reps report affected animals “had eaten diets high in peas, lentils, or both”.

Shouldn’t concerns about peas and other legumes also focus on the amount and mix ratios of these ingredients? Should dried pea protein (a plant-based protein concentrate) be treated the same as small amounts of peas in a food?

There are still so many questions to answer.

The jury is still out.

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