Association of glycemic load with cardiovascular disease risk factors: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study.

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Journal Article


Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.), Volume 26, Issue 6, p.641-7 (2010)


2010, Aged, Blood Glucose, Body Mass Index, Cardiovascular Diseases, Center-Authored Paper, CHOLESTEROL, Cholesterol, HDL, Cholesterol, LDL, Diet Surveys, Dietary Carbohydrates, Female, Glycemic Index, Humans, lipid metabolism, Nutrition Assessment Core Facility, Postmenopause, Public Health Sciences Division, Questionnaires, Risk Factors, Shared Resources, Triglycerides


Associations between dietary glycemic load (GL) and cardiovascular disease risk factors, including plasma lipoprotein/lipid levels, blood pressure, and glucose metabolism factors, in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study were examined.