Dietary fiber and coronary heart disease in middle-aged hypercholesterolemic men.

@article{Humble1993DietaryFA,
  title={Dietary fiber and coronary heart disease in middle-aged hypercholesterolemic men.},
  author={Charles G Humble and Ann Marie Malarcher and Herman A. Tyroler},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={197-202}
}
We assessed the association of dietary fiber with coronary heart disease (CHD) among middle-aged hypercholesterolemic men. Nutrient intakes were averaged over two baseline 24-hour diet recalls collected during the prerandomization phase of the Lipid Research Clinic Coronary Primary Prevention Trial. During the 9.6-year follow-up period, 249 suspect or definite CHD events occurred among 1,801 men in the placebo arm of the trial. When we included fiber as a continuous variable in Cox proportional… CONTINUE READING
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