Dietary fiber intake and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in French adults.

@article{Lairon2005DietaryFI,
  title={Dietary fiber intake and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in French adults.},
  author={Denis 5 Lairon and Nathalie Arnault and Sandrine Bertrais and Richard Planells and {\'E}nora Cl{\'e}ro and Serge Hercberg and Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={82 6},
  pages={1185-94}
}
BACKGROUND Increased consumption of dietary fiber is widely recommended to maintain or improve health, but knowledge of the relation between dietary fiber sources and cardiovascular disease risk factors is limited. OBJECTIVE We examined the relation between the source or type of dietary fiber intake and cardiovascular disease risk factors in a cohort of adult men and women. DESIGN In a cross-sectional study, quintiles of fiber intake were determined from dietary records, separately for 2532… CONTINUE READING
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