The relationship between body mass index and the variation in plasma levels of triglycerides after short-term red wine consumption.

@article{Cesena2011TheRB,
  title={The relationship between body mass index and the variation in plasma levels of triglycerides after short-term red wine consumption.},
  author={Fernando H Y Cesena and Silmara Regina Coimbra and Ana Cristina Magalh{\~a}es Andrade and Prot{\'a}sio Lemos da Luz},
  journal={Journal of clinical lipidology},
  year={2011},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={294-8}
}
BACKGROUND Alcoholic beverages may have protective cardiovascular effects but are known to increase the plasma levels of triglycerides (TG). Both TG and the ratio of TG to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (TG/HDL-cholesterol) are associated with increased cardiovascular risk. OBJECTIVES To determine the predictive factors for variations in plasma levels of TG and the TG/HDL-cholesterol ratio in patients after they had consumed red wine for 14 days. METHODS Forty-two subjects (64% men… CONTINUE READING
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