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Exercise Science



Elevated LDL cholesterol and impaired fasting glucose are significant risk factors for cardiovascular disease; the most prevalent cause of mortality in the USA. Many dietary approaches have been examined to help combat these medical problems. Each type of diet typically places a particular emphasis on the relative proportions of the three macronutrients; fat, carbohydrate and protein.


Poster Presentation from International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health 2012 Portland, Oregon, USA. 15-18 May 2012.

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PMCID: PMC3373809



Conference Name

International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health

Conference Site

Portland, Oregon, USA


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