In our diet-crazed society, we often hear that carbohydrates are bad for the heart and the ratio for carbs to protein should have carb intake significantly lower than protein. But a large study in Sweden has resulted in the realization that that just may not be true. This article explains the particulars of the study that created such doubts and details why that might be true.

It was conducted with only female participants and covered a span of 15 years which makes the findings more significant to women than men although it doesn’t negate the possibility of the same result if men were studied as well.

But it also clearly states the incompleteness of the research and doesn’t give any blanket assumption of the validity of their results. Instead, it gives food for thought about the possibilities of such a belief being beneficial to cardiovascular health and worth looking into a little deeper.

Check out the whole article on the link below:

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/02/high-protein-diet-is-linked-to-heart-risks/?ref=nutrition