2003, Volume 10, Supplement 1: Diet and heart health: emerging evidence

January 2003 Br J Cardiol 2003;11(Suppl 1):S1-S6

Diet and heart health: emerging evidence


The National Service Framework for Coronary Heart Disease (NSF for CHD) sets out clinical targets for both primary and secondary prevention but dietary and lifestyle measures remain a vitally important population-based approach to CHD prevention. Though CHD mortality is falling in the UK, a greater focus on lifestyle measures could help to accelerate this fall and to address ethnic and social class differences in CHD. “Emerging evidence – a multidisciplinary approach” was the theme of the Diet and Heart Health Symposium, held in London in October 2002....

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