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Submitted: 16 August 2011
HERDIN Record #: PCHRD08161102083476

Nutrition and coronary artery disease survey in Bicol region: Major findings.

Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Science and Technology, FNRI-DOST,
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Publication Type:
Research Project
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Objectives

General:

To determine the effects of coconut oil intake on the blood lipid profile and incidence of CVD among Bicolanos aged 15 years and over.

Specific:

Prevalence Phase

1. To determine the prevalence of CVD among the subjects using clinical assessment;

2. To determine the blood lipid profile of the subjects specifically total serum cholesterol, triglycerides, high density lipoprotein (HDL-cholesterol) and low density lipoprotein (LDL-cholesterol);

3. To relate dietary intake specifically coconut oil to prevalence of CVD and blood lipid profile of residents in the region.