Dietary Interventions, Cardiovascular Aging, and Disease: Animal Models and Human Studies.

@article{Mirzaei2016DietaryIC,
  title={Dietary Interventions, Cardiovascular Aging, and Disease: Animal Models and Human Studies.},
  author={Hamed Mirzaei and Stefano Di Biase and Valter D Longo},
  journal={Circulation research},
  year={2016},
  volume={118 10},
  pages={
          1612-25
        }
}
Recent studies indicate that dietary interventions have the potential to prevent and even treat cardiovascular disease, which is the leading cause of death. Many of these studies have focused on various animal models that are able to recreate one or more conditions or elevate risk factors that characterize the disease. Here, we highlight macronutrient-focused interventions in both mammalian model organisms and humans with emphasis on some of the most relevant and well-established diets known to… CONTINUE READING