Diet and prevention of coronary heart disease: the potential role of phytochemicals.

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Epidemiological studies, and some clinical trials, demonstrate that a proper diet reduces the rate of occurrence of cardiovascular disorders. Several in vitro studies suggest that some components of plant foods, most of which sharing a phenolic structure, are endowed with interesting 'pharmacological activities'. This article reviews the evidence that links… (More)

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@article{Visioli2000DietAP, title={Diet and prevention of coronary heart disease: the potential role of phytochemicals.}, author={Francesco Visioli and L. Borsani and C. Galli}, journal={Cardiovascular research}, year={2000}, volume={47 3}, pages={419-25} }