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Principles of dietary intervention

C.S. Jennings, A.C. Mead, J.L. Jones, A.M. Holden, S.B. Connolly, K. Kotseva and D.A. Wood

in Preventive Cardiology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2009 | ISBN: 9780199236305
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753220 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199236305.003.0007

Series: Oxford Care Manuals

Principles of dietary               intervention

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Principles of dietary intervention - What is a cardioprotective diet? - Fats - Fish and oily fish - Fruit and vegetables - Carbohydrate and fibre - Protein - Alcohol - Salt (sodium chloride) - Stanol and sterol esters - Dietary cholesterol - Dietary interventions to improve risk factors

The aim of dietary intervention is to help families make appropriate changes to their diet to bring it in line with a cardioprotective diet.

Chapter.  4794 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine ; Dietetics

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