In fact, when carefully looking at the French territory in terms of geography Fig. Curiously, in most scientific statements approved by national and institutional Scientific Committees, the lists of modifiable risk factors do not include any dietary factors, and the question of the dietary prevention of CHD is either discussed rather naively or totally ignored [65—68]. References 1. The influence of Mediterranean, carbohydrate and high protein diets on gut microbiota composition in the treatment of obesity and associated inflammatory state. The MDF suggests daily nuts, while the Greek guidelines are less specific and recommend fewer servings. The traditional home cooked meals consisting largely of coarse grains and whole cereals are now replaced by cheaper refined versions. High-monounsaturated-fat diets for patients with diabetes mellitus: A meta-analysis. The main contribution of this reduction is due to the effects on inflammation, followed by the effects on glucose metabolism, insulin resistance, blood pressure, HDL, VLDL metabolism, although a minor contribution has been reported on LDL size and particles.
The Mediterranean diet is the most studied dietary pattern at the level of evidence-based medicine. Hypercholesterolemia constitutes one of the fundamental risk factors of atherosclerosis. The Mediterranean diet and the French paradox are two biogeographic and nutritional concepts that conflict with the conventional theories about CHD. Her work is focused on assessing the applicability of the Mediterranean diet in the UK context, and in examining etiological associations of the diet with cardio-metabolic disorders. MedDiets used for weight loss purpose were excluded due to caloric and food restrictions. Another study by Lopez Guimera et al. Am J Epidemiol. Valls-Pedret, R. Several studies from other parts of the world have also looked at supplementation with n-3 as an isolated nutrient versus whole fish consumption [ ].
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