Potato consumption and cardiovascular disease risk factors among Iranian population.

  title={Potato consumption and cardiovascular disease risk factors among Iranian population.},
  author={Hossein Khosravi-Boroujeni and Noushin Mohammadifard and Nizal Sarrafzadegan and Firouzeh Sajjadi and Maryam Maghroun and Ali Reza Khosravi and Hassan Alikhasi and Mahmoud Rafieian and Leila Azadbakht},
  journal={International journal of food sciences and nutrition},
  volume={63 8},
BACKGROUND Previous studies investigated the effects of dietary glycaemic index and glycaemic load on cardiovascular risk factors. Little evidence is available regarding the association between potato intake and cardiovascular risk factors in Iran. OBJECTIVE This cross-sectional study was conducted in the first stage of Isfahan Healthy Heart Programme. METHODS A total of 4774 subjects were included in the present study. Dietary intake was assessed with a 49-item food frequency questionnaire… CONTINUE READING
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