Association between Micronutrients Intake/Status and Carotid Intima Media Thickness: A Systematic Review.


BACKGROUND Carotid intima media thickness (IMT) is a noninvasive marker of the extent and severity of subclinical atherosclerosis. Micronutrient intake may affect atherosclerosis and play a major role in the development of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). OBJECTIVE The primary aim of this review was to synthesize the evidence regarding the association… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jand.2016.09.031


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