Dietary fiber and progression of atherosclerosis: the Los Angeles Atherosclerosis Study.

@article{Wu2003DietaryFA,
  title={Dietary fiber and progression of atherosclerosis: the Los Angeles Atherosclerosis Study.},
  author={Huiyun Wu and Kathleen M Dwyer and Zhihong Fan and Anne M. Shircore and Jing Fan and James H. Dwyer},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={78 6},
  pages={1085-91}
}
BACKGROUND Several epidemiologic studies found weak protective relations between dietary fiber intake and the risk of cardiovascular disease events. However, few of the studies addressed possible mechanisms of the effect. OBJECTIVE In the present study, we estimated relations between the progression of atherosclerosis and the intake of selective dietary fiber fractions. Mediation of the relations by serum lipids was also investigated. DESIGN Participants who were free of heart disease and… CONTINUE READING
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