Daniel L. Pelletier

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Previously reported associations between abdominal adiposity and coronary heart disease (CHD) may be mediated through serum lipids. In the present longitudinal study, 43 Western Samoan men who participated in a 1982 study were recontacted for a second determination of anthropometric and serum lipoprotein cholesterol levels. The men showed dramatic increases(More)
This study examines effects of physical activity on plasma total- and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and derived variables in Western Samoan men who differ in rural/urban residence and occupation. Rural agriculturalists have significantly higher HDL cholesterol and HDL:total ratio than men employed in either physically active or physically(More)
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