Mediterranean diet and its components in relation to all-cause mortality: meta-analysis

  title={Mediterranean diet and its components in relation to all-cause mortality: meta-analysis},
  author={Dimitra Eleftheriou and Vassiliki Benetou and Antonia Trichopoulou and Carlo la Vecchia and Christina Bamia},
  journal={British Journal of Nutrition},
  pages={1081 - 1097}
Abstract The beneficial association of the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) with longevity has been consistently demonstrated, but the associations of MedDiet components have not been accordingly evaluated. We performed an updated meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies published up to 31 December 2017, to quantify the association of adherence to MedDiet, expressed as an index/score (MDS) and of its components with all-cause mortality. We estimated summary relative risks (SRR) and 95 % CI using… 

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