Key Articles of Dietary Interventions that Influence Cardiovascular Mortality

@article{Finks2012KeyAO,
  title={Key Articles of Dietary Interventions that Influence Cardiovascular Mortality},
  author={Shannon W Finks and Anita Airee and Sheryl L. Chow and Tracy E. Macaulay and Michael P. Moranville and Kelly C. Rogers and Toby C. Trujillo},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy},
  year={2012},
  volume={32}
}
Lifestyle modifications, particularly diet, are a key component to the reduction of cardiovascular events. Diets high in carbohydrates and saturated fat have been shown to negatively affect blood cholesterol, thereby increasing the risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Dietary interventions that emphasize the consumption of whole grains, fruits, and vegetables have been shown to be successful in reducing cardiovascular risk. Clinical pharmacist practitioners need to be knowledgeable regarding… 

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