Effects on Health Outcomes of a Mediterranean Diet With No Restriction on Fat Intake

04 Oct 2016Hanna E. Bloomfield, MD, MPH; Eva Koeller, BA; Nancy Greer, PhD; Roderick MacDonald, MS; Robert Kane, MD; and Timothy J. Wilt, MD, MPH

Limited evidence suggests that a Mediterranean diet with no restriction on fat intake may reduce the incidence of cardiovascular events, breast cancer, and type 2 diabetes melli- tus but may not affect all-cause mortality.

Meta Analysis
8 effects
10 years
465106 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Mediterranean diet Nutrition risk & protective factor

Type 2 Diabetes Lymphatic outcome

Strong Decrease

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Mediterranean diet Nutrition risk & protective factor

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome

Notable Decrease

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Mediterranean diet Nutrition risk & protective factor

Lung cancer Respiratory outcome
Lung cancer
Respiratory

Strong Decrease

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Mediterranean diet Nutrition risk & protective factor

Breast Cancer Reproductive outcome
Breast Cancer
Reproductive

Notable Decrease

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Mediterranean diet Nutrition risk & protective factor

Stroke Brain outcome
Stroke
Brain

Strong Decrease

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Mediterranean diet Nutrition risk & protective factor

Cognitive deficit Brain outcome

Strong Decrease

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Mediterranean diet Nutrition risk & protective factor

Dementia Brain outcome

Strong Decrease

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Mediterranean diet Nutrition risk & protective factor

Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular outcome
Cardiovascular ...
Cardiovascular

Strong Decrease

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