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A Mediterranean-Style Diet and Metabolic Syndrome

Mohsen Meydani DVM, PhD
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-4887.2005.tb00146.x 312-314 First published online: 1 September 2005

Abstract

A moderate increase in physical activity and a detailed and tailored Mediterranean-style diet reduce the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and associated cardiovascular risks through reducing systemic vascular inflammation and endothelium dysfunction, particularly in those patients who do not lose weight.

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