LDL oxidation: The process in which the use of oxygen causes electrons to be lost from LDL molecules and makes them unstable or reactive. Oxidized LDL promotes atherosclerosis.
The Seven Countries Study
The Seven Countries Study (SCS for short) is the first major study to investigate diet and lifestyle along with other risk factors for cardiovascular disease, across contrasting countries and cultures and over an extended period of time. Read more about this study.