Dietary Effects on Lipoprotein Composition

  • Cesare R. Sirtori
  • Gian Carlo Ghiselli
  • M. Rosa Lovati
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 15)


Qualitative and quantitative dietary changes can markedly affect plasma lipid levels. Variations of lipi-demia have an obvious counterpart in changes of lipoprotein levels and composition. In spite of the large number of studies evaluating dietary effects on plasma lipid levels, clinical studies on the relative composition and structure of lipoproteins following dietary changes are relatively scarce. Numerous studies report, on the other hand, changes of lipoprotein composition and structure in animals fed different diets; this is particularly true for diets used with the purpose of inducing experimental atherosclerosis.


Dietary Cholesterol Plasma Lipoprotein Plasma Cholesterol Level Lipoprotein Fraction Dietary Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cesare R. Sirtori
    • 1
  • Gian Carlo Ghiselli
    • 1
  • M. Rosa Lovati
    • 1
  1. 1.Center E. Grossi Paoletti for the Study of Metabolic Disease and HyperlipidemiasUniversity of MilanoMilanoItaly

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