Adherence to the Mediterranean diet in relation to acute coronary syndrome or stroke nonfatal events: a comparative analysis of a case/case-control study.

@article{Kastorini2011AdherenceTT,
  title={Adherence to the Mediterranean diet in relation to acute coronary syndrome or stroke nonfatal events: a comparative analysis of a case/case-control study.},
  author={C. Kastorini and H. Milionis and A. Ioannidi and K. Kalantzi and V. Nikolaou and K. Vemmos and J. Goudevenos and D. Panagiotakos},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={162 4},
  pages={
          717-24
        }
}
BACKGROUND Although the role of Mediterranean diet on cardiovascular disease prevention has long been evaluated and understood, its association with the development of stroke has been rarely examined. The aim of the present work was to comparatively evaluate the association between adherence to the Mediterranean diet and the development of an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) or ischemic stroke. METHODS During the period from 2009 to 2010, 1,000 participants were enrolled; 250 were consecutive… Expand
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