Women's Heart Advisor October 2010 Issue

Healthier Protein Sources May Cut Risks of Coronary Heart Disease

Substituting fish, poultry and low-fat dairy for red meat makes a difference.

In a study of more than 84,000 women during a 26-year period, women who ate more red meat and processed meats, as well as high-fat dairy products, had a significantly higher risk of developing heart disease. Researchers found that women who had two or more servings of red meat per day, compared to those who had half a serving per day or less, had a 30 percent higher risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD).

To continue reading this article you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe to Heart Advisor

Get the next year of HEART ADVISOR for just $20. That's a savings of $19 off the regular rate.

With your paid subscription you will receive unlimited access to all of our online content. That is over a decade of previous issues from Cleveland Clinic, the hospital rated #1 in cardiac care by U.S. News & World Report - free of charge.

Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.