Original Article

Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 26, Issue 4, pp 276-282

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

  • Michel de LorgerilAffiliated withDépartment des Sciences de la Vie, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
  • , Patricia SalenAffiliated withDépartment des Sciences de la Vie, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

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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.