Features June 2017 Issue

High-Protein Diets May Benefit Heart Health, but Carbs Still Vital

Grilling chicken, fish or lean meats can be a healthy way to build more protein into your diet.

High-Protein Diets May Benefit Heart Health, but Carbs Still Vital

A nutritionally balanced diet remains the best approach for overall health, but a high-protein diet may be okay, especially if weight loss is your goal.

High-protein diets have been a popular weight-loss trend for a while now. Plenty of people have boosted their protein intake, lowered their carbohydrate consumption, and watched the pounds disappear. But is a high-protein diet right for those who are older and who have heart disease or related risk factors?

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