Effect of dietary antioxidants on postprandial endothelial dysfunction induced by a high-fat meal in healthy subjects.

@article{Esposito2003EffectOD,
  title={Effect of dietary antioxidants on postprandial endothelial dysfunction induced by a high-fat meal in healthy subjects.},
  author={Katherine Esposito and Francesco Nappo and Francesco Giugliano and Giovanni Giugliano and Raffaele Marfella and Dario Giugliano},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={77 1},
  pages={139-43}
}
BACKGROUND Persons following current dietary guidelines have a lower risk of mortality from coronary heart disease. OBJECTIVE The objective was to compare the short-term effect of a high-fat meal and a high-carbohydrate meal, with and without dietary antioxidants, on vasomotor, antiplatelet, and hemostatic functions of the endothelium in healthy subjects. DESIGN In an observer-blinded, randomized crossover study, 25 (13 men and 12 women) healthy subjects were given each of 3 meals in random… CONTINUE READING
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