The Mediterranean Diet and Cardiovascular Epidemiology

@inproceedings{Trichopoulou2006TheMD,
  title={The Mediterranean Diet and Cardiovascular Epidemiology},
  author={Antonia Trichopoulou and Dolores Corella and Miguel A. Martı́nez-Gonz{\'a}lez and Federico Soriguer and Jos{\'e} M. Ordov{\'a}s},
  year={2006}
}
The Mediterranean diet was first considered to be a low-saturated fat diet that conveyed protection against coronary heart disease by lowering plasma total cholesterol levels. Later, the emphasis shifted away from the low-saturated-fat content of this diet toward its high content of olive oil and its overall constellation of characteristics. Moreover, there is now evidence that the Mediterranean diet benefits not only the risk for coronary heart disease but also cancer occurrence, total… CONTINUE READING
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