Modified cretan Mediterranean diet in the prevention of coronary heart disease and cancer: An update.

@article{Lorgeril2007ModifiedCM,
  title={Modified cretan Mediterranean diet in the prevention of coronary heart disease and cancer: An update.},
  author={Michel de Lorgeril and Patricia Salen},
  journal={World review of nutrition and dietetics},
  year={2007},
  volume={97},
  pages={1-32}
}
Prospective studies of the epidemiology of coronary heart disease (CHD) and cancer have shown that mortality from these diseases differs greatly among populations and that at least some of the differences are associated with differences in dietary habits [1, 2]. Mediterranean populations, for instance, are protected from CHD and certain cancers, and the particular composition of the Mediterranean (Med) diet has been put forth to explain this [3–5]. However, epidemiological studies only provide… CONTINUE READING

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