ANCEL KEYS, Ph.D.; NOBORU KIMURA, M.D.; AKIRA KUSUKAWA, M.D.; B. BRONTE-STEWART, M.D.; NILS LARSEN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; MARGARET HANEY KEYS, B.SC.
Two years ago, at the meeting of the College in Philadelphia, we reported some of our findings in South Africa. These data were in conformity with the hypothesis that dietary fat is an important element in the remarkable differences between populations in the frequency of coronary heart disease.1, 2
It is now possible to report related findings in Japan and on Japanese in Hawaii and in Los Angeles.
The basic question under investigation is this: What causes the striking differences in the frequency of coronary heart disease in different populations? Research on this question, and related studies on the cholesterol
KEYS A, KIMURA N, KUSUKAWA A, et al. LESSONS FROM SERUM CHOLESTEROL STUDIES IN JAPAN, HAWAII AND LOS ANGELES12. Ann Intern Med. 1958;48:83–94. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-1-83
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