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Mediterranean diet in UK shows positive effects in study

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: (Published 29 September 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i5286
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. London

Following a Mediterranean-type diet in the United Kingdom is linked to a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease and mortality, a study has found.

The European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (EPIC) Norfolk study is an ongoing UK prospective cohort and part of the Europe-wide EPIC study. The research, published in the journal BMC Medicine, included 23 902 initially healthy people who were assessed at baseline from 1993 to 1997 and followed up for an average of 12-17 …

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