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Cholesterol Levels Decline Among U.S. Adolescents

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December 10, 1998
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Total cholesterol levels among U.S. adolescents declined 7 mg/dL between the late 1960s and the early 1990s, according to a new analysis of cholesterol trends and levels published in the November/December issue of Preventive Medicine. The overall downward trend in cholesterol levels accompanies a simultaneous decline in saturated fat and cholesterol intake among both adolescents and adults in the U.S.

Total cholesterol levels among U.S. adolescents declined 7 mg/dL between the late 1960s and the early 1990s, according to a new analysis of cholesterol trends and levels published in the November/December issue of Preventive Medicine.


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NIH/National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute. "Cholesterol Levels Decline Among U.S. Adolescents." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 10 December 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/12/981210083216.htm>.
NIH/National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute. (1998, December 10). Cholesterol Levels Decline Among U.S. Adolescents. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 17, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/12/981210083216.htm
NIH/National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute. "Cholesterol Levels Decline Among U.S. Adolescents." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/12/981210083216.htm (accessed April 17, 2014).

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