Lipid modification and prevention of CVD: lifestyle recommendations and statin treatment

Linden, Belinda
October 2014
British Journal of Cardiac Nursing;Oct2014, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p476
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of the latest guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) with respect to lifestyle modification and statin treatment for the reduction of cholesterol levels. Topics discussed include NICE's recommendation for people at high risk of with existing cardiovascular disease (CVD) to eat a diet where the total fat intake is 30% or less of their total energy intake and the saturated fats are 7% or less of the total energy intake.


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