Association of dietary nutrients with blood lipids and blood pressure in 18 countries: a cross-sectional analysis from the PURE study

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Mente A., Dehghan M., Rangarajan S., McQueen M., Dagenais G., Wielgosz A., ...More

LANCET DIABETES & ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol.5, no.10, pp.774-787, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s2213-8587(17)30283-8
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.774-787


Background The relation between dietary nutrients and cardiovascular disease risk markers in many regions worldwide is unknown. In this study, we investigated the effect of dietary nutrients on blood lipids and blood pressure, two of the most important risk factors for cardiovascular disease, in low-income, middle-income, and high-income countries.