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The Mediterranean Diet and Good Health

  • The American Heart Association

  • Oldways

  • Canadian Digestive Health Foundation

  • Dietitians of Canada

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  • de Lorgeril M, Salen P. The Mediterranean-style diet for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Public Health Nutr. 2006;9(1A):118-123.

  • de Lorgeril M, Salen P, Martin JL, Monjaud I, Delaye J, Mamelle N. Mediterranean diet, traditional risk factors, and rate of cardiovascular complications after myocardial infarction. Circulation. 1999;99:779-785.

  • de Lorgeril M, Salen P. The Mediterranean diet in secondary prevention of coronary heart disease. Clin Invest Med. 2006;29:154-158.

  • Depression. World Health Organization website. Available at Accessed May 8, 2014.

  • Mediterranean diet. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: Updated April 22, 2014. Accessed May 8, 2014.

  • McManus K, Antinoro L, Sacks F. A randomized controlled trial of a moderate-fat, low-energy diet compared with a low-fat, low-energy diet for weight loss in overweight adults. Int J of Obesity. 2001;25:1503-1511.

  • Mediterranean diet. American Heart Association website. Available at Updated March 8, 2014. Accessed May 8, 2014.

  • Mediterranean diet pyramid. Oldways website. Available at Accessed May 8, 2014.

  • 7/22/2008 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance Shai I, Schwarzfuchs D, Henkin Y, et al. Weight loss with a low-carbohydrate, Mediterranean, or low-fat diet. N Engl J Med. 2008;359:229-241.

  • 1/13/2009 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance Salas-Salvadó J, Fernández-Ballart J, Ros E, et al. Effect of a Mediterranean diet supplemented with nuts on metabolic syndrome status: one-year results of the PREDIMED randomized trial. Arch Intern Med. 2008;168:2449-2458.

  • 10/9/2009 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance Sánchez-Villegas A, Delgado-Rodríguez M, Alonso A, et al. Association of the Mediterranean dietary pattern with the incidence of depression. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2009;66:1090.

  • 1/31/2011 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance Salas-Salvadó J, Bulló M, Babio N, Martínez-González MÁ, et al. Reduction in the incidence of type 2 diabetes with the Mediterranean diet: results of the PREDIMED-Reus nutrition intervention randomized trial. Diabetes Care. 2011;34(1):14-19.

  • 7/22/2011 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance Kastorini CM, Milionis HJ, Esposito K, Giugliano D, Goudevenos JA, Panagiotakos DB. The effect of Mediterranean diet on metabolic syndrome and its components: a meta-analysis of 50 studies and 534,906 individuals. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57(11):1299-1313.

  • 8/27/2013 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance Corella D, Carrasco P, Sorli J, et al. Mediterranean diet reduces the adverse effect of the TCF7L2-rs7903146 polymortphism on cardiovascular risk factors and stroke incidence. Diabetes Care. 2013 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print].

  • 1/30/2014 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance Mediterranean diet, stroke, cognitive impairment, and depression: A meta-analysis. Ann Neurol. 2013 Oct;74(4):580-91.