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Low carbohydrate-high protein diet and incidence of cardiovascular diseases in Swedish women: prospective cohort study.

High cardiovascular disease risk is associated with low carb-high protein diets.

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Dietary protein and weight reduction: a statement for healthcare professional from the Nutrition Committee of the Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism of the American Heart Association.

High-protein diets may elevate the risk of developing different renal, bone, liver, and heart diseases.

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Low carbohydrate diets and all-cause and cause-specific mortality: two cohort studies.

Animal-based low carbohydrate diets are associated with elevated total, cancer, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality risk.

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The effect of high-protein diets on coronary blood flow.

High-protein diets may reduce coronary blood flow and accelerate coronary artery disease progression.

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Negative effect of a low-carbohydrate, high-protein, high-fat diet on small peripheral artery reactivity in patients with increased cardiovascular risk

A low-carbohydrate, high-protein, high-fat diet reduces arterial wall function in patients with high odds of developing cardiovascular diseases.

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Has Eating a Low-Fat, High-Carb Diet Failed us?

Has Eating a Low-Fat, High-Carb Diet Failed us?

Low-carb, high-protein diets have become extremely popular and are especially appealing to dieters, since they offer a quick (yet temporary) reduction in weight. Advocates of low-carb diets speculate that 30-40 years of governmental low-fat, high-carb recommendations have failed Americans terribly, thereby fueling an epidemic of chronic disease and obesity. As a result, instead of reducing or...

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Low-Carb Diet = Higher Rate of Mortality

Low-Carb Diet = Higher Rate of Mortality

AnimalEverywhere we look, we are confronted with the outcomes of recent studies which tout the benefits of low-carb high-protein diets, saturated animal fats, coconut oil...and the list goes on. Because of this, we thought it would be helpful to start circulating the results of scientific studies which reveal the opposite to be true. Show me...

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Are all Carbs Bad?

Are all Carbs Bad?

Obesity rates have skyrocketed and has grown to concerning proportions in the last decade. It's estimated that 80% of adults in the U.S. are overweight. In fact, due to rising obesity rates in children, doctors are seeing an alarming number of children suffering from chronic diseases that use to be seen only in middle-aged adults. With...

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Phytic Acid in Grains? No Problem!

Phytic Acid in Grains? No Problem!

One of the concerns we hear about eating grains and legumes from the low-carb, high-protein advocates is that grains/nuts/legumes contain a compound called "Inositol hexaphosphate (IP-6)" or better known as the anti-nutrient phytic acid or phytate. Unfortunately, this compound has received a lot of both unwarranted and unfavorable publicity. Phytate is a naturally occurring compound...

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Current Protein Recommendations Flawed

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What does your typical diet look like for one day? If you answered bacon and eggs for breakfast, turkey and cheese sandwich for lunch, and chicken fried steak for dinner, you're not alone. Basing every meal around an animal-based protein source is believed to be a necessary component in the human diet. Dr. Michael Klaper...

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