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Dietary fiber for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.

Cardiovascular disease is less likely to occur in frequent consumers of fiber-rich diets.

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The effect of a low-fat, plant-based lifestyle intervention on serum HDL levels and the implications for metabolic syndrome status - a cohort study.

Low-fat, plant-based diets are associated with low plasma levels of High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) and improved cardiovascular health.

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Compared with dietary monounsaturated and saturated fat, polyunsaturated fat protects African green monkey from coronary artery atherosclerosis.

High intake of polyunsaturated fat may lower the risk of developing coronary artery atherosclerosis in African green monkeys. This study evaluated the relationship between the consumption of monounsaturated, saturated, and polyunsaturated fat and coronary artery atherosclerosis development. Researchers fed 3 groups of African green monkeys with diets rich in saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fats. Atherosclerosis...
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Cholesterol, coronary heart disease, and stroke: a review of published evidence from observational studies and randomized controlled trials.

Low intake of cholesterol and saturated fats may cut down coronary heart disease and stroke risk.

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