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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 ...
Socio-economic status and health awareness are associated with choice of cooking oil in Costa Rica
Objective To examine the socio-economic and lifestyle determinants of cooking oil choice in Costa Rica during the last decade (1994–2004). Design Cross-sectional study. Subjects (total n = 2274) belonged to the control ...
The Type of Oil Used for Cooking Is Associated with the Risk of Nonfatal Acute Myocardial Infarction in Costa Rica
Palm oil and soybean oil are the 2 most widely used cooking oils in the world. Palm oil is consumed mainly in developing countries, where morbidity and mortality due to cardiovascular disease (CVD) are on the rise. Although ...