Atkins diet may cause heart failure, major new protein study finds

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The Atkins diet may raise the risk of fatal heart disease, according to a new study. Analysis of more than 2,440 men found that those with a high protein intake faced a 33 percent increased risk of developing heart failure, where the organ is unable to pump sufficient blood and oxygen around the body. The Atkins diet is the best known of a range of popular commercial regimens claiming to help people lose weight by embracing low-carbohydrate, high-protein eating.”


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