IMR Press / FBE / Volume 12 / Issue 1 / DOI: 10.2741/E859

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Open Access Review
Atherosclerosis prevention: the role of special diets and functional food
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1 Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Stremyanny Pereulok 36, 117997 Moscow, Russia
2 Institute of Human Morphology, Tsyurupa str. 3, 117418, Moscow, Russia
3 Institute of General Pathology and Pathophysiology, Baltiyskaya str. 8, 125315 Moscow, Russia
4 Institute of Cellular and System Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County 35053, Taiwan R.O.C.
5 Laboratory of Medical Genetics, National Medical Research Center of Cardiology, 15A 3-rd Cherepkovskaya Street, Moscow 121552, Russia
Send correspondence to: Vasily Karagodin, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Stremyanny Pereulok, 36, 117997 Moscow, Russia, Tel: 74956053551, E-mail: vpka@mail.ru
Front. Biosci. (Elite Ed) 2020, 12(1), 95–101; https://doi.org/10.2741/E859
Published: 1 January 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue New trends in atherosclerosis research)
Abstract

Accumulating evidence highlight the importance of diet in the pathogenesis as well as prevention of atherosclerosis. In this review, we summarize the results of recent studies that demonstrate direct and indirect effects if functional foods and their analogues in prevention of initiation and progression of atherosclerosis. We discuss the epidemiological and clinical observations of such diets and dicuss their effects on the pathological mechanisms that drive atherosclerosis at cellular and molecular level.

Keywords
Functional foods
Atherosclerosis
Dietary supplements
Review
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