Fat and heart disease: yes we can make a change--the case of North Karelia (Finland).


BACKGROUND/METHODS The exceptionally high mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the Finnish population in the 1970s ensued the initiation of preventive health interventions, which were first started in the Province of North Karelia and later on extended to all other regions of Finland. Their aim was to change population diets, especially with… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000220825


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