home
RSS
Low carb, high protein diets linked to women's heart disease
June 27th, 2012
07:13 AM ET

Low carb, high protein diets linked to women's heart disease

Women who regularly cut back on carbohydrates and eat high amounts of protein are at increased risk of heart disease, concludes a study published Tuesday in the British Medical Journal.

To gauge the impact of the popular Atkins-style diets on women's hearts, researchers in Greece turned to a food survey completed by more than 43,000 women in Sweden. The women, who were between 30 and 49 years old, recorded the frequency and quantities of food they ate over six months in 1991 and 1992.

Using the survey, researchers calculated which women were eating the least amount of carbohydrates and the most amount of protein. The women were then followed for 15 years on average to see who became diagnosed with cardiovascular disease. The women's food habits were not tracked long-term but did provide researchers a snapshot in time.

The study found 1,270 women developed heart problems. The incidence of cardiovascular disease was 62% higher among women who consumed the least carbohydrates and the most protein, when compared to women who weren’t regularly eating a low carbohydrate, high protein diet. By eating such a diet, the researchers conclude an additional four to five women out of 10,000 develop cardiovascular disease each year.

The study found regularly eating just 20 fewer grams of carbohydrates and 5 more grams of protein a day increased the long-term risk of cardiovascular disease in women by 5%. That’s roughly the amount of carbohydrates in a small roll of whole grain bread and the amount of protein in one boiled egg.

Several large studies have had somewhat different conclusions.

In a statement, Atkins Nutritionals Inc. said the diet tested in the study was not the Atkins diet, and that the women in the study ate more carbohydrates and less protein than prescribed in the Atkins diet. The company said, "Studies done to date measuring the Atkins Diets' effect on heart health have shown diminished risk."

Nutrition experts who did not work on the study said its findings were in no way definitive.

"It's provocative," said Dr. Laurence Sperling, director of the Center for Heart Disease Prevention at Emory School of Medicine in Atlanta. "Yes, in this study there's an association, but you need to be careful about taking that information and walking away with it and changing how you eat for the rest of your life."


soundoff (1,554 Responses)
  1. Groeschel Leadership Podcast

    Nice post. I learn something new and challenging on sites I stumbleupon everyday. It's always useful to read content from other writers and use something from other sites.

    http://www.neoromance.info/link/rank.cgi?mode=link&id=26&url=http://www.backboneleaders.com

    June 27, 2021 at 11:33 | Report abuse | Reply
  2. кортеновая сталь

    Рады Вас приветствовать на нашем сайте!
    Мы – компания, лидирующая на рынке услуг по кортеновской стали и кортен.

    Мы ставим перед собой высокие цели, любим решать сложные задачи и стремимся
    сделать повседневную жизнь и Ваш комфорт
    полезнее.
    Мы поможем реализовать Ваши
    самые большие проекты по кортен цена и кортеновская
    сталь купить в украине,
    сохранить ценности и приумножить их.

    Если Вас интересует наш асортимент услуг
    про сталь cor ten купить или про кортеновской стали – то заходите к нам
    на сайт – http://www.cpzibo.ru/index.php?option=com_easybook&view=easybook&limit90/ – и получите больше необходимой информации про кортеновская сталь киев или про сталь cor
    ten купить
    профессиональные услуги по кортеновская сталь в ландшафте и
    металлический фасад являются основой комфорта повседневной жизни.

    В своей работе мы придерживаемся строгого соответствия критериям надежности,
    современным стандартам материалов и
    ответственности перед своими клиентами и партнерами.

    Наиболее часто выполняемые работы
    это: ограждение металл,
    кортеновская сталь цена и фасад из металла.

    Мы выполняем нашу работу с гарантированно наивысшим качеством и индивидуальным
    подходом к каждому клиенту.

    Наши Теги: кортеновская сталь купить в украине, кортен
    цена, кортен купить украина, металлическая
    облицовка фасада, сталь cor ten, кортен сталь купить,
    кортен цена, кортен купить украина.

    Наш сайт: http://issaibrahim.com/blog/art/12-super-supper-triptych-4×10-2012/ :
    : кортеновая сталь :: кортеновская сталь купить в украине

    Всего доброго!

    June 27, 2021 at 13:08 | Report abuse | Reply
  3. bugunun haberleri

    My spouse and I stumbled over here coming from a different web page and thought I should check things out.
    I like what I see so now i am following you. Look forward to looking
    at your web page for a second time.

    June 27, 2021 at 13:41 | Report abuse | Reply
  4. tom dixon melt light replica uk

    It's a shame you don't have a donate button! I'd most
    certainly donate to this excellent blog! I guess
    for now i'll settle for bookmarking and adding your RSS feed to my Google account.
    I look forward to brand new updates and will talk about this website with my Facebook group.
    Chat soon!

    June 27, 2021 at 13:46 | Report abuse | Reply
  5. appomannoni

    erectile dysfunction in children http://tadalafildot.com#

    June 27, 2021 at 15:42 | Report abuse | Reply
  6. สล็อตเอ็กโอ

    ที่เราทำทางเข้าสำรองมาก้เพราะเหตุว่าบางครั้งบางคราวบางท่านอาจจะมีการเกิดปัญหาเกี่ยวกับการเข้าเล่นเกมส์ เข้าไม่ได้
    หรือหาทางเข้าไม่เจอเราเลย เตรียมพร้อมที่จะมีทางเข้าให้แด่คุณเข้า
    ผ่านทางหน้าเว็บไซต์ของเราโดยตรง
    ไม่ต้องไปค้นหาให้ยุ่งยากอีกต่อไป เพราะเราได้เพิ่มทางเข้าไว้ให้แล้ว ยังสามารถใช้งานได้ง่าย มีการอัพเดทปากทางเข้าที่อยุ่หน้าเว็บไซต์ตลอดระยะเวลา พวกเราใส่ใจ มอบความสสะดวกสะบายให่กับคุณอย่างเต็มเปี่ยม ช่องทางการเข้าเล่น Slotxo ยังไม่มียูสเซอร์หรือรหัสสำหรับเข้าเล่น ท่านสามารถสมัคร SLOTXO ได้อย่างง่ายดายนี้
    ปากทางเข้าสำรองที่พวกเราตระเตรียมไว้สำหรับสมาชิกแบบอัพเดทเมื่อใดก็ตามหน้าปากทางเข้าหลัก ไม่อาจจะเข้าถึงได้

    June 27, 2021 at 17:17 | Report abuse | Reply
  7. Nearby RV Repair

    After checking out a few of the articles on your blog, I seriously like your technique of writing a blog. I book marked it to my bookmark site list and will be checking back soon. Please visit my website too and tell me how you feel.

    https://www.wdlinux.cn/url.php?url=https://ocrvmotorsports.net/

    June 27, 2021 at 18:03 | Report abuse | Reply
  8. sites.google.com

    Have you ever considered writing an e-book or guest authoring on other
    blogs? I have a blog based on the same information you discuss
    and would love to have you share some stories/information. I know my audience would appreciate your work.
    If you're even remotely interested, feel free to shoot
    me an email.

    June 27, 2021 at 18:43 | Report abuse | Reply
  9. best woman shoes

    An impressive share! I have just forwarded this onto a colleague who had been doing
    a little homework on this. And he in fact bought me lunch simply because
    I discovered it for him... lol. So let me reword this....
    Thanks for the meal!! But yeah, thanks for spending time to talk
    about this matter here on your internet site.

    My webpage: best woman shoes

    June 27, 2021 at 20:02 | Report abuse | Reply
  10. Camper Repairs Near Me

    Itís nearly impossible to find educated people for this subject, but you seem like you know what youíre talking about! Thanks

    http://exchange.pothisd.us/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=www.ocrv.fun

    June 27, 2021 at 20:42 | Report abuse | Reply
  11. Camper Repairs Near Me

    Pretty! This was a really wonderful article. Thank you for providing this info.

    http://downtownmuseum.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=oc-rv.com

    June 27, 2021 at 20:51 | Report abuse | Reply
  12. 온라인바카라

    This is a good tip particularly to those fresh to the blogosphere.
    Brief but very accurate info… Appreciate your sharing this one.
    A must read post!

    June 27, 2021 at 22:01 | Report abuse | Reply
  13. fake yeezys

    Through novel uses such as back lighting opaque specimens to reveal finer details small bones and scales become apparent.

    fake yeezys
    yeezy shoes
    Cheap jordans

    June 27, 2021 at 22:29 | Report abuse | Reply
  14. flos ic t2 lamp

    I have read some excellent stuff here. Certainly worth bookmarking for revisiting.
    I surprise how a lot effort you put to create one of these excellent informative
    web site.

    June 27, 2021 at 22:48 | Report abuse | Reply
  15. appomannoni

    erectile function returns as copper decreases http://canadaviiagra.com#

    June 27, 2021 at 23:16 | Report abuse | Reply
  16. https://sites.google.com

    you're truly a just right webmaster. The web site loading velocity is incredible.
    It kind of feels that you are doing any unique trick.
    Moreover, The contents are masterwork. you've done a great process on this subject!

    June 27, 2021 at 23:37 | Report abuse | Reply
  17. купить на заказ аквариум

    Наша коммерческая организация была основана, чтобы предложить на рынке комплексные решения, связанные с сделать аквариум
    на заказ и аквариум на заказ.

    Мы ищем индивидуальный подход
    к каждому заказчику, поэтому,
    Вы можете быть уверены, что будете
    довольны результатами нашего сотрудничества.

    В проектах на аквариумы на заказ одесса и аквариум заказать киев мы используем материалы ведущих мировых и отечественных подрядчиков,
    которые в сочетании с опытом и профессионализмом наших специалистов дают всегда предсказуемо
    лучший результат.
    Примеры наших заказов по выполнению аквариум на заказ цена и заказать аквариум киев вы можете посмотреть на нашем вебсайте.

    Если Вас интересует наш асортимент продукции про морской аквариум под
    заказ или про аквариум под заказ днепропетровск – то заходите к нам на вебсайт – http://www.nikoniko.server-shared.com/freecgi/EasyBBS/index.cgi?bid=1&quot – и прочтите больше актуальной информации про
    элитные аквариумы на заказ или про изготовление аквариумов на заказ
    В процессе консультации, учитываются параметры запроса и индивидуальные пожелания
    клиента.
    На ее основе наши специалисты создают дизайн-проект по сделать аквариум под заказ – он позволяет визуализировать конечный результат.

    Такой способ дает возможность увидеть сильные и слабые стороны проекта, а при необходимости –
    внести изменения еще до начала
    работ.

    Наша компания гордится своими многочисленными клиентами, их благодарными
    отзывами и будет рада видеть вас
    в их числе.

    Наши Теги: большие аквариумы на заказ, большой аквариум на заказ, большие аквариумы на заказ, аквариум на заказ цена,
    аквариумы на заказ одесса, заказать аквариум, элитные аквариумы на заказ, заказать аквариум в киеве.

    Наш сайт: http://s525565134.online.de/index.php/ihre-meinung :
    : купить на заказ аквариум :: аквариум заказать

    Всего хорошего!

    June 28, 2021 at 05:13 | Report abuse | Reply
  18. RV Repair Shops Near My Location

    https://music-style.info/music-style/rank.cgi?mode=link&id=7897&url=ocrvcenter.com

    June 28, 2021 at 10:34 | Report abuse | Reply
  19. Van Dent Repair Shop

    You're so awesome! I don't believe I've read something like that before. So great to find someone with a few genuine thoughts on this topic. Really.. thanks for starting this up. This website is one thing that is needed on the web, someone with some originality!

    http://www.ceskehrady.cz/redir.php?b=445&t=https://www.ocrvcenter.com

    June 28, 2021 at 12:00 | Report abuse | Reply
  20. Profile

    What's Happening i'm new to this, I stumbled upon this I've
    found It positively helpful and it has aided me out loads.
    I am hoping to give a contribution & aid other customers like its helped
    me. Great job.

    June 28, 2021 at 14:28 | Report abuse | Reply
  21. RV Repair Garden Grove

    This is a topic that is close to my heart... Thank you! Where are your contact details though?

    http://openforbusinessmagazine01.businesscatalyst.com/Redirect.aspx?destination=http://ocrvcenter.com/

    June 28, 2021 at 15:02 | Report abuse | Reply
  22. Dent Repair

    Everything is very open with a precise clarification of the issues. It was really informative. Your website is very useful. Many thanks for sharing!

    http://druglibrary.net/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/druglibrary/external.pl?link=https://www.www.ocrv.club

    June 28, 2021 at 16:12 | Report abuse | Reply
  23. RV Repairs Nearby

    Very good article! We will be linking to this great article on our website. Keep up the great writing.

    https://www.learnalberta.ca/LegacyLauncher.aspx?&url=https://ocrvluxurycoaches.com

    June 28, 2021 at 16:33 | Report abuse | Reply
  24. Sprinter Armrest Repair

    http://nabchelny.ru/welcome/blindversion/normal?callback=http://ocrvmotorcoachsales.com

    June 28, 2021 at 17:05 | Report abuse | Reply
  25. RV Repair Santa Ana

    I was more than happy to discover this great site. I need to to thank you for ones time due to this wonderful read!! I definitely really liked every bit of it and I have you book marked to look at new information in your web site.

    http://www.antiqueweek.com/scripts/sendoffsite.asp?url=http://ocrvmotorcoaches.com/

    June 28, 2021 at 17:25 | Report abuse | Reply
  26. appomannoni

    erectile aids for men http://tadalafilwbtc.com#

    June 28, 2021 at 17:42 | Report abuse | Reply
  27. Nearby RV Repairs

    May I simply just say what a comfort to find a person that genuinely understands what they're talking about on the web. You definitely realize how to bring an issue to light and make it important. A lot more people should read this and understand this side of the story. It's surprising you aren't more popular because you most certainly possess the gift.

    http://webradio.fm/webtop.cfm?site=https://ocrv.today

    June 28, 2021 at 19:39 | Report abuse | Reply
  28. RV Repair Near My Location

    http://www.netfaqs.com/linux/Mail/Mozilla/New/index.asp?bisp=ocrvcenter.co

    June 28, 2021 at 20:48 | Report abuse | Reply
  29. Nearest RV Repair

    http://www.snwebcastcenter.com/event/page/count_download_time.php?url=https://www.ocrv.us

    June 28, 2021 at 21:01 | Report abuse | Reply
  30. สล็อต

    สล็อตออนไลน์ SLOT365CASINO
    สล็อต เว็บสล็อตออนไลน์ หากคุณอยากรู้ว่าการเล่น เกมสล็อต
    กับทางค่ายของ slot365casino
    นั้นจะมีการเดิมพันอะไรที่นอกจากการเล่นสล็อต ที่เป็นที่นิยมของทางเว็บ วันนี้นอกจากการแนะนำเกมที่น่าเล่นแล้ว เราอยากพาคุณไปทำความรู้จักกับการให้บริการภายในเว็บกันสักหน่อย

    SLOT online ทุกค่าย เพื่อที่จะให้คุณได้เห็นภาพ และตัดสินใจในการสมัครเข้าเป็นสมาชิกได้ง่ายยิ่งขึ้น ยิ่งใครที่ยังไม่เคยได้สัมผัสกับเกมการเดิมพันด้วยเงินสด อาจยังกล้าๆ กลัวๆ ไม่กล้าลองที่จะเข้ามาเป็นสมาชิกกับทางเว็บ ไม่ต้องกลัวเลย เพราะเว็บเราได้รับมาตรฐานจากสากล พร้อมทั้งได้รับการจดทะเบียนกับทางรัฐบาลที่สามารถเปิดเว็บคาสิโนออนไลน์ได้ จึงไม่ต้องกังวลถึงเรื่องความปลอดภัยนั่นเอง

    สล็อต

    June 28, 2021 at 22:18 | Report abuse | Reply
  31. สมัครบาคาร่า

    789Coin สมัครบาคาร่า ออนไลน์ เว็บบาคาร่า อันดับ1 ที่มีค่าย เกมบาคาร่า รวมอยู่มากที่สุดในไทย ไม่ว่าจะเป็น เซ็กซี่บาคาร่า บาคาร่า SA Pretty บาคาร่า บาคาร่า DG
    และอื่นๆอีกมากมาย 789coin เป็นผู้ให้บริการบาคาร่าที่มีมาตรฐานระดับสากล ฝาก-ถอน
    ระบบอัตโนมัติ 100% อีกทั้ง
    ยังมี

    สูตรบาคาร่า AI รุ่นล่าสุด รวมถึง สมัครบาคาร่า ก็ใช้แค่เพียงเบอร์โทรศัพท์ เท่านั้นจะมีข้อความ OTP ตอบกลับอัตโนมัติทันที ไม่เกิน
    4 วินาที ถือว่าเป็นเว็บที่เพียบพร้อมสำหรับ นักพนันบาคาร่า ทุกคน ระบบของเรามีการพัฒนาอยู่สม่ำเสมอ ให้ระบบมีความเสถียร และปลอดภัย
    เพื่อให้ผู้ใช้บริการรู้สึกปลอดภัย ทางเว็บแทงบาคาร่า 789coin พร้อมดูแลผู้ใช้บริการตลอด 24 ชั่วโมงสมัครบาคาร่า

    June 28, 2021 at 22:24 | Report abuse | Reply
  32. 08 Sprinter Intake PRT Repair

    Greetings, I do think your site may be having web browser compatibility issues. Whenever I take a look at your web site in Safari, it looks fine however, when opening in I.E., it's got some overlapping issues. I simply wanted to give you a quick heads up! Besides that, excellent blog!

    https://lifetimetraining.fusion-universal.com/redirect?to=https://theocrv.com/

    June 29, 2021 at 00:03 | Report abuse | Reply
  33. Mercedes Cargo Van Repair Shop

    http://easyfeed.info/easyfeed/feed2js.php?src=http://ocrv.store

    June 29, 2021 at 00:36 | Report abuse | Reply
  34. appomannoni

    is erectile dysfunction a va disability http://cialisxmr.com#

    June 29, 2021 at 01:13 | Report abuse | Reply
  35. RV Repairs Near Me

    Everything is very open with a precise explanation of the issues. It was definitely informative. Your website is very useful. Many thanks for sharing!

    https://www.buildingreputation.com/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=https://rvmarketingexperts.com/

    June 29, 2021 at 01:42 | Report abuse | Reply
  36. Sprinter Repair Shops Near Me

    Your style is so unique in comparison to other people I've read stuff from. Many thanks for posting when you have the opportunity, Guess I will just bookmark this site.

    https://vickauto.com/newstore/trigger.php?r_link=https://www.ocrvmotorsports.com/

    June 29, 2021 at 02:24 | Report abuse | Reply
  37. pharmacepticacom

    sildenafil canadian online pharmacy https://pharmaceptica.com/

    June 29, 2021 at 03:01 | Report abuse | Reply
  38. RV Repair Santa Ana

    This blog was... how do I say it? Relevant!! Finally I have found something which helped me. Thanks a lot!

    https://scripts.affiliatefuture.com/AFClick.asp?affiliateID=29219&merchantID=2543&programmeID=6678&mediaID=0&tracking=&url=https://ocrvluxurycoaches.com

    June 29, 2021 at 03:48 | Report abuse | Reply
  39. gundem haberleri

    Hey! Someone in my Myspace group shared this website with us so I came to take a look.
    I'm definitely enjoying the information. I'm bookmarking and
    will be tweeting this to my followers! Fantastic blog and brilliant
    style and design.

    June 29, 2021 at 05:02 | Report abuse | Reply
  40. Nearby RV Repairs

    Your style is very unique compared to other folks I've read stuff from. Thanks for posting when you've got the opportunity, Guess I will just book mark this site.

    http://www.lifestyles.net/includes/directPage.php?url=//www.newrvowners.com

    June 29, 2021 at 06:42 | Report abuse | Reply
  41. Luther

    I truly love your blog.. Very nice colors & theme.
    Did you develop this web site yourself? Please reply back as I'm looking to create my
    own site and would like to find out where you got this from or just what the
    theme is named. Many thanks!

    June 29, 2021 at 07:04 | Report abuse | Reply
  42. RV Repairs Near Me

    Good post. I learn something new and challenging on sites I stumbleupon everyday. It's always helpful to read through content from other authors and practice something from other websites.

    http://t.raptorsmartadvisor.com/.lty?url=https://ocrv.tv

    June 29, 2021 at 07:56 | Report abuse | Reply
  43. Van Alignment

    http://yellowpages.redwoodfallsgazette.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=ocrvcenter.co

    June 29, 2021 at 08:15 | Report abuse | Reply
  44. akari lamp 21a

    Your style is very unique compared to other people I've read stuff from.
    I appreciate you for posting when you've got the opportunity,
    Guess I will just bookmark this page.

    June 29, 2021 at 08:40 | Report abuse | Reply
  45. Camper Repair Shops Near Me

    http://nudeyoung.info/cgi-bin/out.cgi?ses=6dh1vyzebe&id=364&url=https://ocrvcenter.net

    June 29, 2021 at 09:05 | Report abuse | Reply
  46. appomannoni

    erectile restoration centers llc http://tadalafilbtc.com#

    June 29, 2021 at 09:10 | Report abuse | Reply
  47. Mercedes Sprinter Rust Repair Panels

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it won't disappoint me as much as this one. After all, I know it was my choice to read through, however I actually thought you would have something helpful to talk about. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something you could fix if you weren't too busy seeking attention.

    http://cc.toast.com/cc?a=godo&m=1&pr=pc&pid=&u=http://ocrv.info&ts=1523474038.431

    June 29, 2021 at 09:31 | Report abuse | Reply
  48. pulpo oda table lamp

    naturally like your web site but you have to take a look at the spelling on quite a few of your
    posts. Many of them are rife with spelling issues and I find it very bothersome to inform the reality on the
    other hand I will surely come back again.

    June 29, 2021 at 09:39 | Report abuse | Reply
  49. LOSE WEIGHT

    Goood post. I am facing some of these issues as well..

    June 29, 2021 at 11:06 | Report abuse | Reply
  50. Ford Cargo Van Repair Shop Near Me

    https://www.parents-guide.com.au/Redirect.aspx?destination=https://ocrvcenter.com/

    June 29, 2021 at 14:49 | Report abuse | Reply
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Leave a Reply to www.3.server-shared.com


 

CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.

Advertisement
About this blog

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the latest stories from CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen and the CNN Medical Unit producers. They'll share news and views on health and medical trends - info that will help you take better care of yourself and the people you love.