The effect of green Mediterranean diet on cardiometabolic risk; a randomised controlled trial

@article{Tsaban2020TheEO,
  title={The effect of green Mediterranean diet on cardiometabolic risk; a randomised controlled trial},
  author={Gal Tsaban and Anat Yaskolka Meir and Ehud Rinott and Hila Zelicha and Alon Kaplan and Aryeh Shaleṿ and Amos Katz and Assaf Rudich and Amir Tirosh and Ilan Shelef and Ilan Youngster and Sharon Lebovitz and Noa Israeli and M. Ben Shabat and Dov Brikner and Efrat Pupkin and Michael Stumvoll and Joachim Thiery and Uta Ceglarek and John T. Heiker and Antje K{\"o}rner and Kathrin Landgraf and Martin von Bergen and Matthias Bl{\"u}her and Meir J. Stampfer and Iris Shai},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2020},
  volume={107},
  pages={1054 - 1061}
}
Background A Mediterranean diet is favourable for cardiometabolic risk. Objective To examine the residual effect of a green Mediterranean diet, further enriched with green plant-based foods and lower meat intake, on cardiometabolic risk. Methods For the DIRECT-PLUS parallel, randomised clinical trial we assigned individuals with abdominal obesity/dyslipidaemia 1:1:1 into three diet groups: healthy dietary guidance (HDG), Mediterranean and green Mediterranean diet, all combined with physical… 

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