High Protein Foods Boost Cardiovascular Health In Women

High Protein Foods Boost Cardiovascular Health In Women

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A diet rich in amino acids — the building blocks of proteins — could be good for your heart along the same lines as quitting smoking, reducing salt and alcohol consumption and getting optimal exercise, according to a new study.

“The really surprising thing that we found is that amino acid intake has as much of an effect on blood pressure as established lifestyle risk factors such as salt intake, physical activity and alcohol consumption,” says lead author Dr Amy Jennings of the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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