Intake of dietary fiber and risk of coronary heart disease in a cohort of Finnish men. The Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study.

@article{Pietinen1996IntakeOD,
  title={Intake of dietary fiber and risk of coronary heart disease in a cohort of Finnish men. The Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study.},
  author={Pirjo Pietinen and Eric B. Rimm and Pasi Korhonen and Anne Marcia Hartman and Walter C Willett and Demetrius Albanes and Jarmo R Virtamo},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1996},
  volume={94 11},
  pages={2720-7}
}
BACKGROUND Even though dietary fiber has been hypothesized to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, few large epidemiological studies have examined this relation with good methodology. METHODS AND RESULTS The Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with daily supplementation of alpha-tocopherol and/or beta-carotene. Of the participants, 21930 smoking men aged 50 to 69 years who were free of diagnosed cardiovascular… CONTINUE READING

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