Low dietary folate intake is associated with an excess incidence of acute coronary events: The Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study.

@article{Voutilainen2001LowDF,
  title={Low dietary folate intake is associated with an excess incidence of acute coronary events: The Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study.},
  author={Sari Voutilainen and Tiina H Rissanen and Jorma Virtanen and Timo A Lakka and Jukka Salonen},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2001},
  volume={103 22},
  pages={2674-80}
}
BACKGROUND Although several prospective studies have shown that low folate intake and low circulating folate are associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), the findings are inconsistent. METHODS AND RESULTS We studied the associations of dietary intake of folate, vitamin B(6), and vitamin B(12) with the risk of acute coronary events in a prospective cohort study of 1980 Finnish men 42 to 60 years old examined in 1984 to 1989 in the Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk… CONTINUE READING

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