Diet Can Reduce Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

May 21, 1999

Effects of the National Cholesterol Education Program's Step I and Step II Dietary Intervention Programs on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors: A Meta-analysis

by S. Yu-Poth et al

A comprehensive meta-analysis of 37 diet intervention studies shows that progressive reduction in dietary calories, saturated fat and cholesterol has positive benefit in reducing serum lipids and lipoproteins and cardiovascular risk without use of conventional cholesterol lowering drugs.
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For more information contact: PM Kris-Etherton at pmk3@psu.edu



American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

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