TITLE

A low-fat dietary pattern intervention did not reduce incidence of breast cancer, colorectal cancer, or CVD in postmenopausal women: COMMENTARY

AUTHOR(S)
Thacker, Holly L.
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 145 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on a study which states that low-fat diet does not decrease the risk for colon cancer, breast cancer or cardiovascular diseases in postmenopausal women. In the study which was conducted, most of the participants were above the ideal body mass index and the dietary changes in the intervention group did not result in any notable weight loss. According to the recent guidelines, the trans-fat should be limited. However, the World Health Institute dietary modification study did not target on the trans-fats or promote healthy types of fats.
ACCESSION #
21692873

 

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