Serum homocysteine concentration as a marker of nutritional status of healthy subjects in Crete, Greece.

@article{Vrentzos2006SerumHC,
  title={Serum homocysteine concentration as a marker of nutritional status of healthy subjects in Crete, Greece.},
  author={George E Vrentzos and J. Papadakis and Niki Malliaraki and D E Bampalis and Andreas Repa and V Lemonomichelaki and Effie Petinellis and Emmanuel S. Ganotakis},
  journal={Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={117-23}
}
BACKGROUND Dietary habits are an important determinant of serum homocysteine (tHcy), which may be a marker rather than a cause of progression of the atherosclerotic process. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the nutritional status, and to determine the serum tHcy concentrations in healthy subjects who live in rural areas of Crete, and who theoretically follow a contemporary Mediterranean-style diet. METHODS Serum tHcy, folate, vitamin B(12), creatinine, glucose, and the lipid… CONTINUE READING

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