The cardiovascular health of urban African Americans: diet-related results from the Genes, Nutrition, Exercise, Wellness, and Spiritual Growth (GoodNEWS) trial.

@article{Carson2012TheCH,
  title={The cardiovascular health of urban African Americans: diet-related results from the Genes, Nutrition, Exercise, Wellness, and Spiritual Growth (GoodNEWS) trial.},
  author={Jo Ann S Carson and Linda Michalsky and Bernadette Latson and Kamakki Banks and Liyue Tong and Nora E. Gimpel and J J Lee and Mark J Dehaven},
  journal={Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics},
  year={2012},
  volume={112 11},
  pages={1852-8}
}
African Americans have a higher incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) than Americans in general and are thus prime targets for efforts to reduce CVD risk. Dietary intake data were obtained from African Americans participating in the Genes, Nutrition, Exercise, Wellness, and Spiritual Growth (GoodNEWS) Trial. The 286 women and 75 men who participated had a mean age of 49 years; 53% had hypertension, 65% had dyslipidemia, and 51% met criteria for metabolic syndrome. Their dietary intakes were… CONTINUE READING

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