Nut consumption and risk of heart failure in the Physicians' Health Study I.

@article{Djouss2008NutCA,
  title={Nut consumption and risk of heart failure in the Physicians' Health Study I.},
  author={Luc Djouss{\'e} and Tamara B Rudich and J. Michael Gaziano},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={88 4},
  pages={930-3}
}
BACKGROUND Heart failure is highly prevalent among older adults and is associated with high cost and societal burden. Although previous studies have reported beneficial effects of dietary factors on heart failure predictors, no previous study has examined whether frequent consumption of nuts is associated with a lower risk of heart failure in a large prospective cohort. OBJECTIVE We examined the association between nut consumption and incident heart failure to determine whether such a… CONTINUE READING