Jack P Strong

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BACKGROUND Obesity is a risk factor for adult coronary heart disease and is increasing in prevalence among youths as well as adults. Results regarding the association of obesity with atherosclerosis are conflicting, particularly when analyses account for other risk factors. METHODS AND RESULTS The Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth(More)
We report fatty acid composition in perirenal and buttock adipose tissue in 714 deceased black and white men aged 25-44 yr in New Orleans. Percent saturated fatty acids were higher (p less than 0.001) whereas percent monounsaturated fatty acids were lower (p less than 0.001) in perirenal than in buttock fat. Percent linoleic acid was similar in both races.(More)
VITAMIN preparations are used extensively in the practice of medicine and are valuable when used properly. It is important that a clear distinction be made between vitamins as dietary supplements and vitamins as therapeutic agents. It is also important for the practitioner to understand the usefulness and the limitations of given vitamin preparations in(More)
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