Arginine intake and risk of coronary heart disease mortality in elderly men.

@article{Oomen2000ArginineIA,
  title={Arginine intake and risk of coronary heart disease mortality in elderly men.},
  author={Claudia M. Oomen and Marjan J. van Erk and E J M Feskens and Frans J. Kok and Daan Kromhout},
  journal={Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology},
  year={2000},
  volume={20 9},
  pages={2134-9}
}
From experimental studies, the hypothesis is derived that the amino acid arginine, the precursor of NO, could restore the impaired endothelial function and increased platelet activation observed in atherosclerosis. We investigated whether dietary intake of arginine is associated with reduced coronary heart disease risk in elderly persons. The study population consisted of 806 men aged 64 to 84 years at baseline who participated in the Zutphen Elderly Study, a population-based cohort followed up… CONTINUE READING

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