Diet score is associated with plasma homocysteine in a healthy institutionalised elderly population.

@article{Lasheras2003DietSI,
  title={Diet score is associated with plasma homocysteine in a healthy institutionalised elderly population.},
  author={Cristina Lasheras and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Huerta and Silvia Gonz{\'a}lez and Mercedes Prada and S{\'e}rgio Braga and Serafina Fern{\'a}ndez and Angeles M Patterson},
  journal={Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD},
  year={2003},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={384-90}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Total plasma homocysteine (tHcy) is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. Among other dietary and non-dietary factors, B vitamins, such as folate, riboflavin and cobalamin, are primary determinants of tHcy in the general population. However, research has concentrated on the relationship of these nutrients with tHcy, and little is known about overall eating patterns and tHcy. METHODS AND RESULTS In this study, we analysed whether a diet score based on the… CONTINUE READING

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