Intake of trans fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease among women

@article{Willett1993IntakeOT,
  title={Intake of trans fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease among women},
  author={W. Willett and M. Stampfer and J. Manson and G. Colditz and B. Rosner},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1993},
  volume={341},
  pages={581-585}
}
  • W. Willett, M. Stampfer, +2 authors B. Rosner
  • Published 1993
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Trans isomers of fatty acids, formed by the partial hydrogenation of vegetable oils to produce margarine and vegetable shortening, increase the ratio of plasma low-density-lipoprotein to high-density-lipoprotein cholesterol, so it is possible that they adversely influence risk of coronary heart disease (CHD. [...] Key Method We calculated intake of trans fatty acids from dietary questionnaires completed by 85,095 women without diagnosed CHD, stroke, diabetes, or hypercholesterolaemia in 1980. During 8 years of…Expand Abstract
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