Mediterranean Dietary Pattern in a Randomized Trial: Prolonged Survival and Possible Reduced Cancer Rate

@article{Lorgeril1998MediterraneanDP,
  title={Mediterranean Dietary Pattern in a Randomized Trial: Prolonged Survival and Possible Reduced Cancer Rate},
  author={Michel de Lorgeril and Patricia Salen and Jack L Martin and I Monjaud and Philippe Boucher and Nicole Mamelle},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={158 11},
  pages={1181-7}
}
BACKGROUND The Mediterranean dietary pattern is thought to reduce the risk of cancer in addition to being cardioprotective. However, no trial has been conducted so far to prove this belief. METHODS We compared overall survival and newly diagnosed cancer rate among 605 patients with coronary heart disease randomized in the Lyon Diet Heart Study and following either a cardioprotective Mediterranean-type diet or a control diet close to the step 1 American Heart Association prudent diet… CONTINUE READING

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