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Rapid response to:


Chocolate consumption and cardiometabolic disorders: systematic review and meta-analysis

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 29 August 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d4488

Rapid Response:

More diet, less drugs

A powerful implication of this study is that very few -if any-
expensive trials using expensive drugs have obtained the same reduction in
the risk of cardiometabolic disorders. We should pay more and more
attention to life styles and diet habits of our patients, and be less
prone to lures of pharmaceutical companies.

Competing interests: No competing interests

06 September 2011
Antonio Migheli
ASL TO5 Moncalieri (Italy)