Blood pressure and blood lipid levels among vegetarian, semi-vegetarian, and non-vegetarian native Africans.

@article{Famodu1998BloodPA,
  title={Blood pressure and blood lipid levels among vegetarian, semi-vegetarian, and non-vegetarian native Africans.},
  author={Adekunle Ademola Famodu and Odutola Osilesi and Y O Makinde and Odusoga A Osonuga},
  journal={Clinical biochemistry},
  year={1998},
  volume={31 7},
  pages={545-9}
}
BACKGROUND Several epidemiological studies have implicated hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridaemia as a dietary risk factor in the etiology of vascular disease. To date, there are virtually no blood lipid data available for Negroid Black African Seventh-Day Adventist vegetarians. This study was undertaken to gain a preliminary and better understanding of the relationships between BP, blood lipids, and diets in adults at the Seventh-Day Adventist Seminary of West Africa, Ilisan-Remo… CONTINUE READING