Associations of fats and carbohydrate intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality in 18 countries from five continents (PURE): a prospective cohort study

Dehghan M., Mente A., Zhang X., Swaminathan S., Li W., Mohan V., ...More

LANCET, vol.390, no.10107, pp.2050-2062, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 390 Issue: 10107
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0140-6736(17)32252-3
  • Title of Journal : LANCET
  • Page Numbers: pp.2050-2062


Background The relationship between macronutrients and cardiovascular disease and mortality is controversial. Most available data are from European and North American populations where nutrition excess is more likely, so their applicability to other populations is unclear.