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2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Systematic Reviews

Systematic Review Question

What is the relationship between the intake of animal protein products and cardiovascular disease?

Conclusion Statement

Limited evidence from prospective cohort studies show inconsistent relationships between intake of animal protein products and cardiovascular disease (CVD), with somewhat more positive evidence for processed meats and coronary heart disease (CHD).

2010 DGAC Grade: Limited

Full Systematic Review

201 DGAC Protein Subcommittee

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