Associations between dietary habits and risk factors for cardiovascular diseases in a Hong Kong Chinese working population--the "Better Health for Better Hong Kong" (BHBHK) health promotion campaign.

@article{Ko2007AssociationsBD,
  title={Associations between dietary habits and risk factors for cardiovascular diseases in a Hong Kong Chinese working population--the "Better Health for Better Hong Kong" (BHBHK) health promotion campaign.},
  author={Gary T.C. Ko and Juliana Chung Ngor Chan and Spencer D Y Tong and Amy W Y Chan and Patrick T T Wong and Stanley Sai-chuen Hui and Ruby L.P. Kwok and Cecilia Lai Wan Chan},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={757-65}
}
Diet and nutritional status have been shown to play pivotal roles in the occurrence of many chronic diseases. In this study, we examined the patterns of dietary habits and their relationships with risk factors for cardiovascular and chronic diseases in Hong Kong working populations. In April 2000, a 5-year territory-wide health promotion campaign supported by the Li Ka Shing Foundation was launched in Hong Kong by the Health InfoWorld of Hospital Authority. Between July 2000 and March 2002… CONTINUE READING

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