Biomarkers of milk fat and the risk of myocardial infarction in men and women: a prospective, matched case-control study.

@article{Warensj2010BiomarkersOM,
  title={Biomarkers of milk fat and the risk of myocardial infarction in men and women: a prospective, matched case-control study.},
  author={Eva Warensj{\"o} and J O Jansson and Tommy E Cederholm and Kurt Boman and Mats Eliasson and G{\"o}ran Hallmans and Ingegerd Johansson and Per Sj{\"o}gren},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={92 1},
  pages={194-202}
}
BACKGROUND High intakes of saturated fat have been associated with cardiovascular disease, and milk fat is rich in saturated fat. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to investigate the association between the serum milk fat biomarkers pentadecanoic acid (15:0), heptadecanoic acid (17:0), and their sum (15:0+17:0) and a first myocardial infarction (MI). DESIGN The study design was a prospective case-control study nested within a large population-based cohort in Sweden. Included in the… CONTINUE READING

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