Low-Carb Diets: Pick the Right Protein Source

May 2005
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;May2005, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p1
Presents findings of a study on women's health and eating habits conducted by the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and published in the "American Journal of Epidemiology." Association between eating protein foods and the risk of heart disease; Methodology used; Comparison of women who ate the most vegetable protein and those who ate the most red meat and dairy products; Correlation between substituting protein for carbohydrates and the risk of dying from any cause.


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