Title

Berries and Lipids in Cardiovascular Health

Document Type

Book Section

Publication Date

12-13-2018

Publication Title

Natural Products and Cardiovascular Health

Publisher Location

Boca Raton, FL

First page number:

123

Last page number:

138

Abstract

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is leading cause of global mortality and a growing worldwide public health problem. Among the multiple traditional risk factors of CVD, blood lipids, especially blood cholesterol level, is and established predictor of CVD risks and subsequent complications. Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is a well-established risk factor for CVD and was recognized more than 30 years ago by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute when it created the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) to educate both the medical community and the public about the need to lower levels of blood cholesterol to reduce the risk of major vascular events (NCEP, 1998.) … See full text for complete abstract.

Disciplines

Cardiovascular System

Language

English


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