Effect of Differential Fat Loads on CVD Biomarkers in Veterans with HTG
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Clinical Science R&D
July 2020 -
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Hypertriglyceridemia (HTG) is a common problem among Veterans and is associated with a greater likelihood of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Our recently completed VA Merit study identified a diet enriched in non-omega 3 polyunsaturated fat (PUFA) to be superior to monounsaturated fat for: weight loss, reductions in triglycerides (TG), and blood pressure; as well as improvement in endothelial function in Veterans with the metabolic syndrome. However, the differential effects of an isocaloric meal...