Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases, Starting in Childhood

  • R. J. J. Hermus
  • F. van der Haar
Part of the Nutrition and Food Science book series (NFS, volume 3)


Knowledge about pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and thrombosis, as well as the nature and epidemic occurrence of cardiovascular complications accounting for about half the deaths in industrialized countries of the West have led to the opinion that prevention will be the only cure1.


Serum Cholesterol Risk Indicator Familial Hypercholesterolemia Bogalusa Heart Study High Blood Pressure Education Program 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. J. J. Hermus
    • 1
  • F. van der Haar
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Human NutritionAgricultural UniversityWageningenThe Netherlands

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