Plasma Phospholipid Fatty Acid Concentration and Incident Coronary Heart Disease in Men and Women: The EPIC-Norfolk Prospective Study

@inproceedings{Khaw2012PlasmaPF,
  title={Plasma Phospholipid Fatty Acid Concentration and Incident Coronary Heart Disease in Men and Women: The EPIC-Norfolk Prospective Study},
  author={Kay-tee Khaw and Marlin D. Friesen and Elio Riboli and Robert N Luben and Nicholas J Wareham},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The lack of association found in several cohort studies between dietary saturated fat and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk has renewed debate over the link between dietary fats and CHD. METHODS AND FINDINGS We assessed the relationship between plasma phospholipid fatty acid (PFA) concentration and incident CHD using a nested case control design within a prospective study (EPIC-Norfolk) of 25,639 individuals aged 40-79 years examined in 1993-1997 and followed up to 2009. Plasma PFA… CONTINUE READING
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