German vegan study: diet, life-style factors, and cardiovascular risk profile.

  title={German vegan study: diet, life-style factors, and cardiovascular risk profile.},
  author={Annika Waldmann and Jochen W Koschizke and Claus Leitzmann and Andreas Hahn},
  journal={Annals of nutrition & metabolism},
  volume={49 6},
BACKGROUND/AIM Evaluation of cardiovascular risk profile in 154 German vegans. METHODS Cross-sectional study, Germany. Study instruments: 2 FFQ, 2 questionnaires, analyses of fasting venous blood samples. RESULTS The total study population had a low BMI (mean: 22.3 kg/m(2)), a moderate blood pressure (mean: 120/75 mm Hg), an extremely low consumption of alcohol (mean: 0.77 g/day) and 96.8% were nonsmokers. Moderate physical activity (PAL) was reported by nearly 50%, whereas 22.7% declared… CONTINUE READING
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