Grand Rounds: Mediterranean Diet to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease and Other Chronic Diseases of Aging
Presented by: Samia Mora, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
The Mediterranean diet has been associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events but the precise mechanisms through which Mediterranean diet intake may reduce long-term risk of CVD are not well understood.
Using a prospective study of over 25,000 initially healthy women enrolled in the BWH/HMS Women’s Health Study, who were followed up to 12 yeas, Mora evaluated potential mediating effects of a panel of biomarkers that represent different CVD pathways and clinical factors.
Mora will present the findings of her research.