Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 26, Issue 4, pp 276–282

The dietary prevention and treatment of coronary heart disease in the new millennium

Authors

  • Michel de Lorgeril
    • Départment des Sciences de la VieCentre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
  • Patricia Salen
    • Départment des Sciences de la VieCentre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s12019-000-0030-9

Cite this article as:
de Lorgeril, M. & Salen, P. Compr Ther (2000) 26: 276. doi:10.1007/s12019-000-0030-9

Abstract

Dietary changes can reduce the risk of coronary artery disease by 50%–70%. By understanding the mechanism, we can begin explaining why coronary heart disease has been the leading cause of mortality in most industrialized nations over the last century.

Copyright information

© Humana Press Inc. 2000