Legume consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in US men and women: NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study.

@article{Bazzano2001LegumeCA,
  title={Legume consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in US men and women: NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study.},
  author={Lydia A L Bazzano and Jiang He and Lorraine Garratt Ogden and Catherine Loria and Suma Vupputuri and Leann Myers and Paul Kieran Whelton},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={161 21},
  pages={2573-8}
}
BACKGROUND Soybean protein and dietary fiber supplementation reduce serum cholesterol in randomized controlled trials. Consumption of legumes, which are high in bean protein and water-soluble fiber, may be associated with a reduced risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). METHODS A total of 9632 men and women who participated in the First National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study (NHEFS) and were free of cardiovascular disease (CVD) at their baseline… CONTINUE READING
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