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High 18:2 trans fatty acids are associated with increased risk of nonfatal acute myocardial infarction in Costa Rican adults
Trans-fatty acid intake is associated with coronary heart disease (CHD), but the atherogenic potential of individual trans-fatty acids (FA) from partially hydrogenated oils (18:1 and 18:2) or meat and dairy products (16:1 ...
Adipose tissue α-Linolenic acid and nonfatal acute myocardial infarction in Costa Rica
Background: α-Linolenic acid may protect against cardiovascular disease. We examined the association between adipose tissue α-linolenic acid and nonfatal acute myocardial infarction (MI) in a population-based case-control ...