Mediterranean food pattern and the primary prevention of chronic disease: recent developments Academic Article uri icon


  • Recent evidence supports the cardioprotective role of a Mediterranean food pattern. The major findings of the Greek and EPIC-Elderly cohort, the SUN study, the Medi-RIVAGE and the PREDIMED trials are reviewed. Definitive answers will come from ongoing primary prevention trials that assess clinical events as outcomes.

publication date

  • May 2009