Turkish Heart Study: lipids, lipoproteins, and apolipoproteins.

  title={Turkish Heart Study: lipids, lipoproteins, and apolipoproteins.},
  author={Robert W. Mahley and K Erhan Palaoğlu and Z Atak and J Dawson-Pepin and Alexandre Langlois and Vinci Cheung and Haluk Onat and P Fulks and Linda L. Mahley and F Vakar},
  journal={Journal of lipid research},
  volume={36 4},
We examined the plasma lipids, lipoproteins, and selected apolipoproteins in approximately 9,000 men and women from six different regions of Turkey with markedly different diets, ranging from an Aegean coast diet high in olive oil (plasma cholesteryl ester fatty acids enriched in monounsaturated fatty acids) to an inland Anatolian diet high in meat and dairy products (plasma cholesteryl esters enriched in saturated fatty acids). The rural population consuming an olive oil-rich diet had the… CONTINUE READING
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