Dana King

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Trends in dietary fiber intake in the United States, 1999-2008
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:642-8. 2012
  2. doi The impact of pioglitazone on ADMA and oxidative stress markers in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, The Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 26425, United States
    Prim Care Diabetes 6:157-61. 2012
  3. ncbi Relation of dietary fat and fiber to elevation of C-reactive protein
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1335-9. 2003
  4. ncbi Clinical use of C-reactive protein for cardiovascular disease
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29464, USA
    South Med J 97:985-8. 2004
  5. ncbi Rural-urban differences in factors associated with poor blood pressure control among outpatients
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    South Med J 99:1221-3. 2006
  6. ncbi Dietary fiber, inflammation, and cardiovascular disease
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29464, USA
    Mol Nutr Food Res 49:594-600. 2005
  7. ncbi Fiber and C-reactive protein in diabetes, hypertension, and obesity
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, P O Box 250192, 295 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1487-9. 2005
  8. ncbi Dietary magnesium and C-reactive protein levels
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, PO Box 250192, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:166-71. 2005
  9. ncbi Spirituality and health care education in family medicine residency programs
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 37:399-403. 2005
  10. pmc Adopting moderate alcohol consumption in middle age: subsequent cardiovascular events
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Med 121:201-6. 2008

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Publications61

  1. doi Trends in dietary fiber intake in the United States, 1999-2008
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:642-8. 2012
    ..The recommended Adequate Intake for dietary fiber for adults is 25 to 38 g/day (14 g/1,000 kcal/day)...
  2. doi The impact of pioglitazone on ADMA and oxidative stress markers in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, The Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 26425, United States
    Prim Care Diabetes 6:157-61. 2012
    ..To determine whether pioglitazone 30 mg daily reduces levels of ADMA in adult patients with diabetes, and whether there is improvement in markers of oxidative stress...
  3. ncbi Relation of dietary fat and fiber to elevation of C-reactive protein
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1335-9. 2003
    ..58, 95% CI 1.02 to 2.44; fourth quartile 1.44, 95% CI 0.80 to 2.58). The findings suggest that inflammation may link dietary fiber and fat to cardiovascular disease...
  4. ncbi Clinical use of C-reactive protein for cardiovascular disease
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29464, USA
    South Med J 97:985-8. 2004
    ..Based on the available literature, this article reviews the new guidelines, more recent evidence since the guidelines, and forms recommendations for primary care clinical practice...
  5. ncbi Rural-urban differences in factors associated with poor blood pressure control among outpatients
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    South Med J 99:1221-3. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine which patient-related factors are most strongly associated with having uncontrolled hypertension among outpatients...
  6. ncbi Dietary fiber, inflammation, and cardiovascular disease
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29464, USA
    Mol Nutr Food Res 49:594-600. 2005
    ..This paper reviews the evidence for the connections among inflammation, CRP, dietary fiber, and CVD, and recommends further clinical studies using fiber supplementation to isolate and prospectively confirm these important relationships...
  7. ncbi Fiber and C-reactive protein in diabetes, hypertension, and obesity
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, P O Box 250192, 295 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1487-9. 2005
  8. ncbi Dietary magnesium and C-reactive protein levels
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, PO Box 250192, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:166-71. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether dietary magnesium consumption is associated with C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of inflammation, in a nationally representative sample...
  9. ncbi Spirituality and health care education in family medicine residency programs
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 37:399-403. 2005
    ..Increasing interest in the role of spirituality in clinical care has begun to affect educational programs. This study evaluated the current status of training in spirituality and health care in family medicine residency programs...
  10. pmc Adopting moderate alcohol consumption in middle age: subsequent cardiovascular events
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Med 121:201-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether adopting moderate alcohol consumption in middle age would result in subsequent lower cardiovascular risk...
  11. ncbi Attendance at religious services and subsequent mental health in midlife women
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29464, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 35:287-97. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore whether strength of religious beliefs or attendance at religious services helps to mitigate the stresses of life in mid-life women...
  12. ncbi The effect of extended-release metoprolol succinate on C-reactive protein levels in persons with hypertension
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:257-60. 2006
    ..If CRP evolves into a confirmed modifiable risk factor, a beta blocker such as metoprolol may be a useful addition to pharmacotherapy options...
  13. pmc Use of statins and blood pressure
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Hypertens 20:937-41. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether statin use was associated with better blood-pressure control in adults with hypertension and whether inflammation levels mediated this relationship...
  14. ncbi Long-term prognostic value of resting heart rate in subjects with prehypertension
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:796-800. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether elevated resting heart rate contributes to increased coronary heart disease (CHD) risk in people with prehypertension...
  15. ncbi Spirituality, health, and medical care of adults
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29464, USA
    South Med J 99:1166-7. 2006
  16. ncbi Turning back the clock: adopting a healthy lifestyle in middle age
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Med 120:598-603. 2007
    ..5-29.9 kg/m2, no current smoking) in a middle-aged cohort, and determine the subsequent rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality among those who adopt a healthy lifestyle...
  17. ncbi Effect of a high-fiber diet vs a fiber-supplemented diet on C-reactive protein level
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:502-6. 2007
    ..Diets high in fiber are associated with lower levels of inflammatory markers. This study examined the reduction in inflammation from a diet supplemented with fiber compared with a diet naturally high in fiber...
  18. ncbi Elevation of C-reactive protein in people with prehypertension
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:562-8. 2004
    ..20; 95% confidence interval, 1.02-1.41, respectively). CRP and BP are positively related across a wide range of BP categories. A substantial proportion of prehypertensive individuals have elevated CRP independent of multiple confounders...
  19. ncbi Religious attendance and continuity of care
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 33:377-89. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a relationship exists between religious attendance and continuity of care...
  20. ncbi Magnesium intake and serum C-reactive protein levels in children
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Magnes Res 20:32-6. 2007
    ..58, 95% CI 1.07-infinity). Children with intakes below the RDA are more likely to have elevated CRP levels...
  21. pmc Effect of psyllium fiber supplementation on C-reactive protein: the trial to reduce inflammatory markers (TRIM)
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:100-6. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether daily fiber supplementation would reduce levels of inflammatory markers...
  22. ncbi Inflammatory markers and exercise: differences related to exercise type
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:575-81. 2003
    ..S. population while controlling for factors that might influence the relationship...
  23. ncbi Acute management of atrial fibrillation: Part I. Rate and rhythm control
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am Fam Physician 66:249-56. 2002
    ..The recommendations provided in this two-part article are consistent with guidelines published by the American Heart Association and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality...
  24. ncbi C-reactive protein and glycemic control in adults with diabetes
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1535-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relation between CRP and HbA(1c) in a large national sample of individuals with diabetes...
  25. ncbi End-of-life issues and spiritual histories
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    South Med J 96:391-3. 2003
    ..Patients facing end-of-life issues have spiritual concerns that may have an impact on their medical decision-making...
  26. ncbi Inflammation and elevation of C-reactive protein: does magnesium play a key role?
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Magnes Res 22:57-9. 2009
    ..Animal studies have provided many mechanistic possibilities to explain the link between magnesium and inflammation. Further research is needed to understand more completely the role of magnesium in inflammation...
  27. doi Adherence to healthy lifestyle habits in US adults, 1988-2006
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Med 122:528-34. 2009
    ..Lifestyle choices are associated with cardiovascular disease and mortality. The purpose of this study was to compare adherence to healthy lifestyle habits in adults between 1988 and 2006...
  28. pmc The impact of fiber supplementation on ADMA levels
    Dana E King
    Digestive Disease Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Family Medicine, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 24:80-3. 2009
    ..Asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) is an emerging biomarker that has been associated with oxidative metabolism and increased cardiovascular risk. Little information is available regarding the effect of diet on ADMA...
  29. ncbi Implementation and assessment of a spiritual history taking curriculum in the first year of medical school
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Teach Learn Med 16:64-8. 2004
    ..The Association of American Medical Colleges has recommended addressing spirituality in the medical curriculum...
  30. ncbi C-reactive protein, diabetes, and attendance at religious services
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1172-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between religious attendance and CRP in people with diabetes...
  31. pmc Variation in L-arginine intake follow demographics and lifestyle factors that may impact cardiovascular disease risk
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Nutr Res 28:21-4. 2008
    ..In conclusion, L-arginine intake varies according to demographic and cardiovascular risk factors in the population. These results may have implications for cardiovascular risk...
  32. doi Medication use for diabetes, hypertension, and hypercholesterolemia from 1988-1994 to 2001-2006
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, The Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    South Med J 102:1127-32. 2009
    ..01). Medication use for diabetes, hypertension, and hypercholesterolemia has increased between 1988-1994 and 2001-2006 and is greater in people with fewer healthy lifestyle habits...
  33. ncbi Combining serum biomarkers: the association of C-reactive protein, insulin sensitivity, and homocysteine with cardiovascular disease history in the general US population
    Doyle M Cummings
    Brody School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:180-5. 2006
    ..However, the prevalence of concurrent elevations of these biomarkers in the general population is unknown, as is their association with cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  34. ncbi Impact of a policy allowing for over-the-counter statins
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Qual Prim Care 18:301-6. 2010
    ..allowing statins to be sold without a prescription has been widely debated in Great Britain, Canada and the USA...
  35. doi Moderate alcohol intake is associated with decreased risk of insulin resistance among individuals with vitamin D insufficiency
    Marty S Player
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Nutrition 26:100-5. 2010
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  36. pmc Psychosocial factors and progression from prehypertension to hypertension or coronary heart disease
    Marty S Player
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:403-11. 2007
    ..This study explored the influence of trait anger and long-term psychological stress on progression to hypertension and incident coronary heart disease (CHD) in persons with prehypertension...
  37. doi Association of urinary polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and serum C-reactive protein
    Charles J Everett
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, MSC 192, Charleston, SC 29425 1920, USA
    Environ Res 110:79-82. 2010
    ..Given that inflammation (characterized here by CRP) is an important factor in the development of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease, these results suggest a role for OH-PAHs in the progression of atherosclerosis...
  38. doi The association between hay fever and stroke in a cohort of middle aged and elderly adults
    Eric M Matheson
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:179-83. 2008
    ..Asthma has been linked to stroke, but it is unknown if hay fever is related to stroke. This study was designed to investigate if there is an association between a reported history of hay fever and stroke during a 4.4-year study period...
  39. doi The relationship of hepatitis antibodies and elevated liver enzymes with impaired fasting glucose and undiagnosed diabetes
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:497-503. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship of hepatitis antibodies and liver enzymes with impaired fasting glucose and undiagnosed diabetes in adults...
  40. doi Importance of a patient's personal health history on assessments of future risk of coronary heart disease
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:408-13. 2008
    ..We implemented this study to evaluate whether accounting for previous Framingham Risk Scores (FRSs) improves the predictive ability of a current FRS for future CHD in middle-aged adults...
  41. ncbi The utility of a portable patient record for improving ongoing diabetes management
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Post Office Box 250192, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Educ 28:196-8, 200, 205-7. 2002
  42. ncbi Does community- or university-based residency sponsorship affect future practice profiles?
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29406, USA
    Fam Med 34:592-7. 2002
    ..This study examined the practice profiles of South Carolina family practice residency graduates to determine whether there were significant differences based on program sponsorship...
  43. ncbi Is an elevated serum transferrin saturation associated with the development of diabetes?
    Arch G Mainous
    Dept of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, PO Box 250192, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:933-6. 2002
    ..Our objective was to determine the likelihood of developing diabetes in a nationally representative cohort of patients who have an elevated serum transferrin saturation rate but no current diagnosis of diabetes...
  44. ncbi Use of nutritional supplements for the prevention and treatment of hypercholesterolemia
    Terrence E Steyer
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29245 0192, USA
    Nutrition 19:415-8. 2003
    ..This goal of this study was to document the use of vitamins and nutritional supplements that may treat or prevent hypercholesterolemia...
  45. ncbi Association of ferritin and lipids with C-reactive protein
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:559-62. 2004
    ..71; 95% CI 1.28 to 2.27). These results suggest that both iron and lipids induce inflammation. Future research needs to focus on preventive medicine to decrease iron in patients with elevated lipids...
  46. ncbi The combined effect of transferrin saturation and low density lipoprotein on mortality
    Brian J Wells
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Fam Med 36:324-9. 2004
    ..This study examined whether adults with elevated iron, as measured by transferrin saturation (TS), and elevated LDL are at an increased risk for mortality...
  47. ncbi Evaluation and management of nonulcer dyspepsia
    Lori M Dickerson
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29406, USA
    Am Fam Physician 70:107-14. 2004
    ..Treatment of nonulcer dyspepsia can be challenging because of the need to balance medical management strategies with treatments for psychologic or functional disease...
  48. pmc Race, rural residence, and control of diabetes and hypertension
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, PO Box 250192, 295 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:563-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes and hypertension, as well as control of both conditions, among rural and urban African Americans and whites...
  49. pmc Prehypertension and cardiovascular morbidity
    Heather A Liszka
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:294-9. 2005
    ..We aim to determine the risk of major cardiovascular events associated with blood pressure in the prehypertensive range in a longitudinal, population-based cohort...
  50. ncbi Prehypertension and mortality in a nationally representative cohort
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:1496-500. 2004
    ..Lifestyle interventions targeting multiple risk factors including BP may be the most effective prevention strategy...
  51. ncbi Serum magnesium and the development of diabetes
    Charles J Everett
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Nutrition 22:679. 2006
  52. ncbi Serum biomarkers for cardiovascular inflammation in subclinical hypothyroidism
    William J Hueston
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 29425, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 63:582-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether individuals with SCH were more likely than euthyroid controls to have elevations in inflammatory biomarkers that are associated with cardiac disease...
  53. ncbi Practice profiles, procedures, and personal rewards according to the sex of the physician
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    South Med J 96:767-71. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to explore physician and practice characteristics according to sex...
  54. ncbi C-reactive protein, antiinflammatory drugs, and quality of life in diabetes
    Doyle M Cummings
    Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 37:1593-7. 2003
    ....
  55. doi Toward competency-based curricula in patient-centered spiritual care: recommended competencies for family medicine resident education
    Gowri Anandarajah
    Department of Family Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Acad Med 85:1897-904. 2010
    ..Effective training in this area may enhance physicians' ability to attend to the physical, mental, and spiritual needs of patients and better maintain sustainable healing relationships...
  56. ncbi Acute management of atrial fibrillation: Part II. Prevention of thromboembolic complications
    Dana E King
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Am Fam Physician 66:261-4. 2002
    ..The recommendations provided in this article are consistent with guidelines published by the American Heart Association and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality...
  57. ncbi Case discussion: do not neglect the spiritual history
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    South Med J 100:426. 2007
  58. ncbi Addressing the spiritual concerns of patients in the non-intensive care setting
    Dana E King
    South Med J 96:321-2. 2003
  59. ncbi The doctor as God's mechanic? Beliefs in the Southeastern United States
    Christopher J Mansfield
    Center for Health Services Research and Development East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Soc Sci Med 54:399-409. 2002
    ..Knowledge of the phenomena and variation across the population can guide inquiry into the spiritual concerns of patients...
  60. pmc Frequency of attendance at religious services and mortality in a U.S. national cohort
    R F Gillum
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:124-9. 2008
    ..We test the hypothesis that > weekly attendance compared with nonattendance at religious services is associated with lower probability of future mortality in such a study...
  61. ncbi Publication in the field of spirituality, religion, and medicine: an uphill battle?
    Dana E King
    South Med J 97:1150-1. 2004

Research Grants3

  1. Dietary Fiber and Cardiovascular Inflammatory Markers
    Dana King; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This information could serve to guide constructive changes in nutritional guidelines for reducing CVD risk for millions of at-risk individuals. ..