Dietary fat intake and the risk of coronary heart disease in women.

@article{Hu1997DietaryFI,
  title={Dietary fat intake and the risk of coronary heart disease in women.},
  author={F. Hu and M. Stampfer and J. Manson and E. Rimm and G. Colditz and B. Rosner and C. Hennekens and W. Willett},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={337 21},
  pages={
          1491-9
        }
}
  • F. Hu, M. Stampfer, +5 authors W. Willett
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • BACKGROUND The relation between dietary intake of specific types of fat, particularly trans unsaturated fat and the risk of coronary disease remains unclear. We therefore studied this relation in women enrolled in the Nurses' Health Study. METHODS We prospectively studied 80,082 women who were 34 to 59 years of age and had no known coronary disease, stroke, cancer, hypercholesterolemia, or diabetes in 1980. Information on diet was obtained at base line and updated during follow-up by means of… CONTINUE READING
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