Dietary Proteins and AtherosclerosisAuthor:
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: november 2003
Presents the first published overview of dietary proteins and atherosclerosis Contains nearly 2000 references Provides a comprehensive review of all research on dietary proteins and atherosclerosis Dietary Proteins and Atherosclerosis provides a thorough review of the role of proteins in the development of atherosclerosis. The author reviews early research connections between dietary fat and cardiovascular disease caused by the build-up of plaque in arteries and examines other factors that contribute to atherosclerosis, such as infection and dietary proteins. Relying on data obtained from almost 2,000 research articles and literature reviews, the author provides a thorough analytical examination and discusses how emphasis on the role of dietary fat in atherogenesis has overshadowed the critical contribution of dietary proteins to the development of cardiovascular disease.