DIETARY FATS AND CORONARY HEART DISEASE: UNFINISHED BUSINESS

@article{Ahrens1979DIETARYFA,
  title={DIETARY FATS AND CORONARY HEART DISEASE: UNFINISHED BUSINESS},
  author={E. H. Ahrens},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1979},
  volume={314},
  pages={1345-1348}
}
  • E. Ahrens
  • Published 29 December 1979
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
In the scientific and lay press, dietary recommendations that are aimed at prevention of coronary heart disease in the general public are appearing more and more frequently. The dietary pattern that is now most widely advocated is a low-fat, low cholesterol diet with a polyunsaturated/saturated ratio of 1. The argument for such a dietary change is supported mainly by extrapolations from epidemiological data and from animal experimentation. Reasons are given for concluding that the… Expand
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