New Clinical News from ESC 2017!
Results from PURE Multi-National Cohort Study Challenge
Current Dietary Guidelines, Particularly on Fat Intake
Findings from the
Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) Study
-which consisted of more than 135,000 individuals from 18 low-, middle- and high-income countries from five continents-showed that
(1) high carbohydrate intake was linked to worse total mortality, whereas high fat intake was linked to lower risk; (2) reducing saturated fat intake and replacing it with carbohydrate was linked to the most adverse effects on blood lipids; and (3) combined fruit, vegetable, and legume consumption at 3-4 servings per day were associated with a lower total mortality and non-cardiovascular mortality