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Preface: A Career in Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease: From Research to Results to Public Health Policy

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Correspondence to Daan Kromhout PhD, MSc, MPH.

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Key Words

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • coronary heart disease
  • nutrients
  • diet
  • physical activity
  • smoking
  • public health policy