Low carbohydrate-high protein diet and incidence of cardiovascular diseases

Source: BMJ, early online 26th June 2012

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Date of publication: June 2012

Publication type: Research

In a nutshell: This Swedish study of over 40,000 women examined the long-term effects of low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets. The participants were followed up for an average of 15 years. The results found that regular use of such diets was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

Length of publication: 11 pages

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