Benefits and harms of the Mediterranean diet compared to other diets

A large number of epidemiologic studies have investigated the association between diet and mortality and morbidity. Of particular recent interest is the Mediterranean diet, first described by Ancel Keys over 50 years ago. This diet is characterized by high intake of olive oil, fruits and vegetables,...

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Main Authors: Bloomfield, Hanna E., Kane, Robert L. (Author), Wilt, Timothy J. (Author), Koeller, Eva (Author)
Corporate Authors: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (U.S.), Minneapolis VA Health Care System (U.S.) VA Evidence Synthesis Program
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. Department of Veterans Affairs November 2015, 2015
Series:Evidence-based synthesis program
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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  • Includes bibliographical references