Traditional Mediterranean diet and longevity in the elderly: a review.

@article{Trichopoulou2004TraditionalMD,
  title={Traditional Mediterranean diet and longevity in the elderly: a review.},
  author={Antonia Trichopoulou},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={7 7},
  pages={
          943-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To review the evidence that the traditional Mediterranean diet is associated with longevity. SETTING Elderly persons of both genders in Greece, Spain, Denmark and Australia studied by different groups of investigators. METHODS Adherence to the principles of the Mediterranean diet was operationalised through a score devised a priori, and study participants were followed up until death or the end of the study. Proportional hazard models were used. RESULTS Closer adherence to the… CONTINUE READING

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