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Dietary determinants of ischaemic heart disease in health conscious individuals.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate dietary determinants of ischaemic heart disease (IHD) in health conscious individuals to explain the reduced risk in vegetarians, and to examine the relation between IHD and body mass index (BMI) within the normal range. DESIGN: Prospective observation of vegetarians, semi-vegetarians, and meat eaters for whom baseline dietary data, reported weight and height information, social class, and smoking habits were recorded. SUBJECTS: 10,802 men and women in the UK aged be...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/hrt.78.5.450

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Appleby, PN More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Thorogood, M More by this author
Journal:
Heart (British Cardiac Society)
Volume:
78
Issue:
5
Pages:
450-455
Publication date:
1997-11-05
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EISSN:
1468-201X
ISSN:
1355-6037
URN:
uuid:b03d20c0-f461-42bf-9712-2c119b94e360
Source identifiers:
7995
Local pid:
pubs:7995

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