Shifting Carbs, Protein and Fats Can Lower Heart Disease Risk

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Heart Disease Risk

Substituting protein or monounsaturated fats for 10 percent of dietary carbohydrates in a healthy diet can take a bite out of heart disease risk, researchers reported at a late-breaking clinical trials session at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2005.

"Both the general public and the scientific research community are extremely interested in the health effects of shifting calories from carbohydrates.