Postprandial effect of dietary fat quantity and quality on arterial stiffness and wave reflection: a randomised controlled trial

@inproceedings{Lithander2013PostprandialEO,
  title={Postprandial effect of dietary fat quantity and quality on arterial stiffness and wave reflection: a randomised controlled trial},
  author={Fiona E. Lithander and Louise K Herlihy and Deirdre M J Walsh and Emma Burke and Vivion Edward Francis Crowley and Azra Mahmud},
  booktitle={Nutrition journal},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Arterial stiffness is a component of vascular function and an established risk factor for cardiovascular disease. There is a lack of conclusive evidence on the effect of a meal rich in monounsaturated fat (MUFA) compared with an isoenergetic meal rich in saturated fat (SFA) on postprandial vascular function and specifically on arterial stiffness. METHODS Twenty healthy, non-smoking males (BMI 24 ± 2 kg/m2; age 37.7 ± 14.4 y) participated in this single-blind, randomised, cross-over… CONTINUE READING