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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||24|
|Journal||Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - 1990|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism