Diet, lipids, and coronary heart disease

N. J. Stone*

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The relationship of diet, lipids, and cardiovascular disease is explored. Experimental. population, and intervention studies that have established the compelling link between diet and cardiovascular disease are reviewed. The effect of saturated fat, dietary cholesterol, and polyunsaturated fats including the n-3 fatty acids are discussed. Also, fiber and alcohol relationships with lipids and coronary disease are described. Finally, the NCEP guidelines are given with practical suggestions for their implementation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)321-344
Number of pages24
JournalEndocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology


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