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Diet and lifestyle

Jonathan Morrell and Jacqueline Morrell

in Hyperlipidaemia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199543502
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191740084 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199543502.003.0006

Series: Oxford Cardiology Library

Diet and lifestyle

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Consume a healthy, balanced diet.

Aim for a healthy body weight and shape.

Reduce saturated and trans fats and substitute with non-hydrogenated, unsaturated fats. Choose whole grains as the main form of carbohydrates, and consume a diet high in fruit and vegetables.

Be physically active.

Avoid use of (and exposure to) tobacco products.

Chapter.  2540 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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