Lipoproteins, nutrition, aging, and atherosclerosis.

@article{Schaefer1995LipoproteinsNA,
  title={Lipoproteins, nutrition, aging, and atherosclerosis.},
  author={Ernst J. Schaefer and Alice H Lichtenstein and Stefania Lamon-Fava and Judith McNamara and Jos{\'e} M. Ordov{\'a}s},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1995},
  volume={61 3 Suppl},
  pages={726S-740S}
}
Coronary heart disease (CHD) risk increases markedly with age in both men and women. Major risk factors for CHD in addition to diet and lifestyle factors include age, family history of CHD, cigarette smoking, hypertension, diabetes, elevated low-density-lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (> or = 4.1 mmol/L, or 160 mg/dL), and decreased high-density-lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (< 0.09 mmol/L, or 35 mg/dL). A diet containing < or = 30% of energy from fat, < 10% from saturated fat, and < 300 mg… CONTINUE READING

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