Relation of the traditional Mediterranean diet to cerebrovascular disease in a Mediterranean population.

@article{Misirli2012RelationOT,
  title={Relation of the traditional Mediterranean diet to cerebrovascular disease in a Mediterranean population.},
  author={Gesthimani Misirli and V Benetou and Pagona Lagiou and Christina Bamia and Dimitirios Trichopoulos and Antonia Trichopoulou},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={176 12},
  pages={1185-92}
}
The authors aimed to evaluate the association of the traditional Mediterranean diet and major food groups with incidence of and mortality from cerebrovascular disease (CBVD) in a Mediterranean population. The study population was a cohort of 23,601 participants from the Greek segment of the EPIC Study (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition) who were free of cardiovascular diseases and cancer at baseline (1994-1999). Diet was assessed by means of a validated food frequency… CONTINUE READING

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