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Cholesterol and Beyond


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Emergence of Coronary Heart Disease as a Diagnosis.- Experimental Pathology in St. Petersburg.- Is Plasma Cholesterol Raised with Human Atherosclerosis?.- Diet Can Have Worthwhile Effects on Human Plasma Cholesterol.- A New Type of Observational Epidemiology.- Serum Triglycerides? Another Risk Factor.- Fredrickson's Classification of the Hyperlipoproteinaemias.- The Seven Countries Study (7CS).- Sucrose - An Alternative Dietary Hypothesis.- HDL-Cholesterol Is Protective.- Critics and Sceptics.- Thrombosis on and in Atheroma.- Dietary Cholesterol May Affect Plasma Cholesterol.- First Controlled Trials.- Dietary Fibre.- Obesity.- Thrombosis Treated Early.- Fish Oil.- Alcohol.- Coffee.- Trans-Fatty Acids.- Antioxidants.- More Controlled Dietary Trials.- Trials of Better Drugs.- Linoleic Acid is Protective.- Plant Sterols Fade and Return.- Soy Proteins Versus Casein.- High Homocysteine Associated with Cardiovascular Diseases.- And Salt Should Be Included.- How It Adds Up.- The Big Picture.- End Notes.


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"A. Stewart Truswell has written a very informative and at the same time entertaining and highly readable account of the nutritional epidemiology of CHD ... . I would strongly recommend this book ... . also be of considerable interest to epidemiologists, nutritionists, and public health scientists who are attempting to study nutrition and other diseases. ... Most importantly, this would be an extremely good book to ... research colleagues who doubt the value of good nutrition epidemiology research in the public's health." (Lewis H. Kuller, American Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 173 (9), 2011)

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