Protein, body weight, and cardiovascular health.

  title={Protein, body weight, and cardiovascular health.},
  author={Frank B Hu},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={82 1 Suppl},
Widespread popularity of high-protein diets has drawn controversy as well as scientific interest. By reducing intake of carbohydrates and increasing consumption of fats and proteins, such diets are thought to increase satiety, facilitate weight loss, and improve cardiovascular risk factors. In recent years, many randomized controlled studies have compared the effects of higher-protein diets on weight loss and cardiovascular risk factors with those of lower-protein diets. The aim of this review… CONTINUE READING
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