TITLE

A Mediterranean diet reduces cardiovascular risk factors in overweight patients compared with a low-fat diet

AUTHOR(S)
Havranek, Edward P.
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;12/20/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 6, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a comparison between Mediterranean diet (MD) and low-fat diet (LFD) in overweight patients with increased cardiovascular (CV). A meta-analysis of studies that covered data on changes in body weight, blood pressure (BP) and lipid values are used in this article. The results show that weight loss, body mass index (BMI) and diastolic BP improved in patients under MD regimen.
ACCESSION #
69859162

 

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