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Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
Volume 2012, Article ID 265712, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/265712
Research Article

Is Almond Consumption More Effective Than Reduced Dietary Saturated Fat at Decreasing Plasma Total Cholesterol and LDL-c Levels? A Theoretical Approach

1Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced, Merced, CA 95343, USA
2Department of Applied Mathematics, University of California, Merced, Merced, CA 95343, USA

Received 4 October 2012; Revised 5 November 2012; Accepted 5 November 2012

Academic Editor: Phillip B. Hylemon

Copyright © 2012 Rudy M. Ortiz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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