Partially Substituting Carbohydrates in Diet with Protein or Unsaturated Fats Lowers Blood Pressure

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As part of a healthy diet, partially substituting protein and monounsaturated fat for carbohydrates can improve cholesterol levels, further lower blood pressure and reduce estimated cardiovascular risk, according to a study in the November 16 issue of JAMA. This study is being released early to coincide with its presentation at the American Heart Association

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