Mediterranean Diet Prolongs Life Even If You Have Existing Cardiovascular Disease

More evidence in favor of the Mediterranean diet as the healthiest around

More evidence in favor of the Mediterranean diet as the healthiest around

We’ve known for years that the Mediterranean diet helps prolong life and prevent heart attacks, cancer, and strokes in folks who start out healthy.

What about patients with existing cardiovascular disease? I’m talking about history of heart attacks, strokes, angina, and coronary artery disease.

Yep. The Mediterranean diet helps them live longer, too.

Details of the study are at the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The research was done at Harvard.

2 responses to “Mediterranean Diet Prolongs Life Even If You Have Existing Cardiovascular Disease

  1. Are the RRs adjusted for confounders such as exercise?