Inverse association of dietary fat with development of ischemic stroke in men.

@article{Gillman1997InverseAO,
  title={Inverse association of dietary fat with development of ischemic stroke in men.},
  author={Matthew W Gillman and L. Adrienne Cupples and Barbara E. Millen and Robert Curtis Ellison and Philip A. Wolf},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1997},
  volume={278 24},
  pages={2145-50}
}
CONTEXT A few ecological and cohort studies in Asian populations suggest an inverse association of the intake of both fat and saturated fat with risk of stroke. However, data among western populations are scant. OBJECTIVE To examine the association of stroke incidence with intake of fat and type of fat among middle-aged US men during 20 years of follow-up. DESIGN AND SETTING The Framingham Heart Study, a population-based cohort study. PARTICIPANTS A total of 832 men, aged 45 through 65… CONTINUE READING