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Long-term effects of low-fat diets either low or high in protein on cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors

A study published in Nutrition Journal suggests that there is no association between low-fats diets and cardiovascular disease risk or diabetes risk. Fifteen randomized controlled trials were evaluated and there was no significant difference in results between the groups with either high-protein diets or low-protein diets. What are your thoughts? What are your recommendations?

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High-Protein Diet Linked to Heart Risks

A recent Swedish study in more than 43,000 women age 30-49 published in the British Medical Journal evaluated the dietary intake of carbohydrates and proteins and their relationship to the risk of cardiovascular events.  Researchers concluded that women consuming low-carbohydrate high-protein diet were in higher risk for cardiovascular disease (stroke, heart attack and other.)  How do the results of this research support your current thoughts and dietary recommendations?

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/02/high-protein-diet-is-linked-to-heart-risks/?partner=rss&emc=rss