A mediterranean diet is cost-effective in patients with previous myocardial infarction.

@article{Dalziel2006AMD,
  title={A mediterranean diet is cost-effective in patients with previous myocardial infarction.},
  author={Kim Dalziel and Leonie Segal and Michel de Lorgeril},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={136 7},
  pages={1879-85}
}
This evaluation aimed to assess the economic performance of the Mediterranean diet for patients after a first acute myocardial infarction (AMI). A cost utility analysis using a Markov model was used to compare the Mediterranean diet to a prudent Western diet over a time frame of 10 years. After a systematic review of the literature, program effectiveness was based on the Lyon Diet Heart Study (605 patients, mean age 54 y, randomized to the Mediterranean diet delivered by a dietician and… CONTINUE READING