publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Observational studies are compatible with an association between saturated and trans fats and cardiovascular disease

Hooper, Lee; Mann, Jim;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2016 Journal: Evidence Based Medicine, volume 21, pages 37-37 (issn: 1356-5524, eissn: 1473-6810, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: BMJ
  • Country: Somalia
Abstract
Context What is the relationship between saturated or trans fats in our food and cardiovascular risk? To find out we must examine the totality of interventional and observational evidence, and all appropriate outcomes. The World Health Organization Nutrition Guidance Advisory Group (WHO NUGAG) recently commissioned systematic reviews of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) which examined effects of modifying saturated or trans fat intakes on mortality or cardiovascular health1, 2 and controlled trials on lipid outcomes (updates of these published reviews are due to be published3, 4) as well as this systematic review of observational data (reported by de Souza et ...
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free text keywords: General Medicine, Observational evidence, Stroke, medicine.disease, medicine, Intensive care medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes, Observational study, business.industry, business, Systematic review, Disease, Physical therapy, Trans fat
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Observational studies are compatible with an association between saturated and trans fats and cardiovascular disease

Hooper, Lee; Mann, Jim;