Mediterranean diet and cardiovascular disease

This review article further demonstrates that the Mediterranean Diet reduced the risk of cardiovascular disease to include coronary heart disease and some strokes.

European Journal of Nutrition

December 06, 2017

Rosato V, et al. – This systematic review was performed to present evidence of the association of Mediterranean diet (MD) on incidence/mortality for cardiovascular disease (CVD), coronary/ischemic heart disease (CHD)/acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and stroke (ischemic/hemorrhagic) by sex, geographic region, study design and type of MD score (MDS). The researchers demonstrated and further quantified that MD exerted a protective effect on the risk of CVD. This inverse relationship included CHD and ischemic stroke, but apparently not hemorrhagic stroke.
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