This brief is about the nutritional intakes of veterans with peripheral arterial disease, and expands on previous studies. For policy and practice, the research shows that physicians should play a role in educating veterans about long-term effects of their nutritional intakes, and that the DoD and VHA should create an educational program about nutritional intake. Suggestions for future research include using daily or weekly food diaries to increase reporting accuracy and using a more representative sample in randomized controlled tests.
Nosova, E. V., Bartel, K., Chong, K. C., Alley, H. F., Conte, M. S., Owens, C. D., & Grenon, S. M. (2015). Analysis of nutritional habits and intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids in veterans with peripheral arterial disease. Vascular Medicine, 20(5), 432–438. https://doi.org/10.1177/1358863X15591088
Cardiovascular Diseases | Military and Veterans Studies | Nutrition | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration | Social and Behavioral Sciences
Nutrition, DASH diet, Peripheral artery disease, Polyunsaturated fatty acids, PUFA, Questionnaires
Nutrition; Fatty acids
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, "Research Brief: "Analysis of Nutritional Habits and Intake of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Veterans with Peripheral Arterial Disease"" (2017). Institute for Veterans and Military Families. 320.
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