• Dairy consumption and mortality after myocardial infarction: a prospective analysis in the Alpha Omega Cohort

    9 days ago - By American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

    ABSTRACTBackgroundPopulation-based studies generally show neutral associations between dairy consumption and ischemic heart disease mortality, whereas weak inverse associations were found for cardiovascular disease and stroke mortality. Whether dairy consumption affects long-term survival after myocardial infarction is unknown.ObjectivesWe studied types of dairy and long-term mortality risk in drug-treated post-MI patients.MethodsWe included 4365 Dutch patients from the Alpha Omega Cohort aged 60-80 y with an MI ≤10 y before enrollment. Dietary data were collected at baseline (2002-2006)...
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