Sex differences in the impact of the Mediterranean diet on cardiovascular risk profile.

@article{Bdard2012SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in the impact of the Mediterranean diet on cardiovascular risk profile.},
  author={Alexandra B{\'e}dard and M{\'e}lissa Riverin and Sylvie Dodin and Louise Corneau and Simone Lemieux},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={108 8},
  pages={
          1428-34
        }
}
The traditional Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) is now widely recommended in the prevention of CVD. However, it is not known whether the MedDiet has the same beneficial cardiovascular effects in women and in men. The objective of the present study was to investigate sex-related differences with regard to changes in cardiometabolic variables in response to a 4-week isoenergetic MedDiet. Participants were thirty-eight men and thirty-two premenopausal women aged between 25 and 50 years who had… CONTINUE READING
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