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The Myth of High-Protein Diets

Low-carb, high-animal-protein diets promote heart disease via mechanisms other than just their effects on cholesterol levels. Arterial blockages may be caused by animal-protein-induced elevations in free fatty acids and insulin levels and decreased production of endothelial progenitor cells (which help keep arteries clean).

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Unfortunately, some fast and loose interpretations of the published facts are found in this article. For a good rebuttal, I suggest going to http://www.proteinpower.com/drmike/low-carb-diets/dr-dean-ornish-blasts-high-protein-diets/.

 

 

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