Seven Countries study

A prospective long-term epidemiologic study conducted in Finland, Greece, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, US, and Yugoslavia, which examined the relationship of dietary fats in middle-aged men with coronary artery disease, and linked heart disease to increased saturated fats
Tracked risk factors Diet, blood pressure, weight, cigarette smoking, exercise habits, saturated and monounsaturated fats
Conclusions Death rates were related positively to average percentage of dietary energy from saturated fatty acids, negatively to dietary energy percentage from monounsaturated fatty acids, and were unrelated to dietary energy percentage from polyunsaturated fatty acids, proteins, carbohydrates, and alcohol

Seven Countries study

Cardiology A prospective 10-yr epidemiologic study which examined the relation of dietary fats in middle-aged ♂ with CAD, and linked CHD to ↑ saturated fats SCS tracked risk factors Diet, BP, weight, cigarette smoking, exercise habits
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