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?
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?