Snapshot Science – Replacing Red Meat to Improve Cardiovascular Health

A new study out of Purdue University and published in the scientific journal “Circulation” has shown that swapping out the red meat in your diet with plant-based protein sources such as beans or nuts.

This was a meta-analysis encompassing over 1800 participants which showed lower levels of LDL (bad) cholesterol in diets which were high in plant proteins.

If you’ve read the Blue Zones book you would already know that beans and nuts with small amounts of meat seem to be the key though!

 

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