The Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease through the Mediterranean Diet

The Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease through the Mediterranean Diet presents dietary habits that will have maximum impact on cardiovascular health and other major chronic diseases. Data collected through the results of large clinical trials, such as PREDIMED, one of the longest trials ever conducted, has allowed researchers to conclude that the Mediterranean Diet provides the best evidence for health benefits. Studies have shown that the Mediterranean Diet is able to reduce the risk of cardiovascular hard clinical events by 30%. This book explores the components of this diet, including the consumption of extra virgin olive oil, nuts, fresh fruits and vegetables, fatty fish, poultry and red wine for optimal health benefits. Analyzes the results of clinical trials that show that a healthy dietary pattern can prevent cardiovascular and other major chronic diseases Explores the components of The Mediterranean Diet in detail, allowing practitioners to pass this understanding on to patients for optimal health benefits Contains recipes, including modified versions for special populations or different cultures

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  • Author : Almudena Sánchez Villegas
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 240 pages
  • ISBN : 0128112603
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease through the Mediterranean Diet

The Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease through the Mediterranean Diet
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 September 2017
GET THIS BOOKThe Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease through the Mediterranean Diet

The Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease through the Mediterranean Diet presents dietary habits that will have maximum impact on cardiovascular health and other major chronic diseases. Data collected through the results of large clinical trials, such as PREDIMED, one of the longest trials ever conducted, has allowed researchers to conclude that the Mediterranean Diet provides the best evidence for health benefits. Studies have shown that the Mediterranean Diet is able to reduce the risk of cardiovascular hard clinical events by 30%. This

The Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Through the Mediterranean Diet

The Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Through the Mediterranean Diet
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 September 2017
GET THIS BOOKThe Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Through the Mediterranean Diet

The Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease through the Mediterranean Diet presents dietary habits that will have maximum impact on cardiovascular health and other major chronic diseases. Data collected through the results of large clinical trials, such as PREDIMED, one of the longest trials ever conducted, has allowed researchers to conclude that the Mediterranean Diet provides the best evidence for health benefits. Studies have shown that the Mediterranean Diet is able to reduce the risk of cardiovascular hard clinical events by 30%. This

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