TITLE

Best Snacks for Your Heart

AUTHOR(S)
Kozak, Diane; Harrar, Sari
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Prevention;Aug2001, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses findings from the landmark Nurses' Health Study which confirms the increased risk of heart disease from refined cholesterol for postmenopausal women, and provides snack alternatives which improve the quality of carbohydrates consumed.
ACCESSION #
4749064

 

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