Diet and Cardiovascular Disease
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- Verschuren, W.M.M. Curr Cardiol Rep (2012) 14: 701. doi:10.1007/s11886-012-0318-2
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This paper describes the importance of diet in cardiovascular disease prevention. Different aspects of diet are discussed: nutrients, single foods/food groups and dietary patterns. The evidence regarding the impact of diet on intermediate risk factors (such as blood pressure and cholesterol levels) and the impact on cardiovascular endpoints are discussed.