Nutritional improvement, cardiovascular diseases and longevity in Japan.

@article{Mizushima1992NutritionalIC,
  title={Nutritional improvement, cardiovascular diseases and longevity in Japan.},
  author={Shunsaku Mizushima and Yukio Yamori},
  journal={Nutrition and health},
  year={1992},
  volume={8 2-3},
  pages={97-105}
}
1. Nutritional conditions have improved remarkably for the past 40 years in Japan; major improvements are increases in protein intake (69.7 in 1955 to 79.2g/day per capita in '88), and fat intake (20.3 in '55 to 58.3 g/day per capita in '88), both of which are significantly related statistically to the gradual reduction of stroke mortality (r = -0.74, not significant; r = -0.78, p < 0.05) and to a remarkable extension of average life span (r = 0.91, p < 0.01; r = 0.98, p < 0.001) in the… CONTINUE READING