On the within-population relationship between nutrition and serum lipids: the B.I.R.N.H. study.

@article{Kesteloot1989OnTW,
  title={On the within-population relationship between nutrition and serum lipids: the B.I.R.N.H. study.},
  author={Hugo E C Kesteloot and J. Geboers and Jozef V Joossens},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={1989},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={196-202}
}
A randomized study was performed in Belgium concerning the relationship between diet and serum lipids in 5485 men and 4856 women with a mean age of 49 years. In men 17.3% of total energy was provided by saturated fat, 15.2% by monounsaturated fat and 7.5% by polyunsaturated fat. The fat intake in women was very similar. The P/S ratio was 0.51 in men and 0.52 in women. The alcohol intake was significantly higher in men (5.2% of total energy) than in women (2% of total energy). In men and women… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 18 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…