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Low-Fat, The Way To Go After All!

Posted Jun 19 2008 4:03am

If you have hypertension or at risk of developing hypertension, reducing fat may be key in protecting your heart. A recent study published in the American Heart Association JournalHypertension,found that a low-fat diet is more effective than a low-carbohydrate diet in reducing the risk of developing hypertension.

When the two types of diet where compared in healthy participants, the low-fat diet improved blood flow in arteries. This led researchers to conclude that a low-fat diet offered greater protection against developing hypertension.

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