We’ve known for years that the Mediterranean diet helps prolong life and prevent cancer, heart attacks, type 2 diabetes, dementia, and strokes in folks who start out healthy.
What about patients with existing cardiovascular disease? I’m talking about history of heart attacks, strokes, angina, and coronary artery disease.
Yep. The Mediterranean diet helps them live longer, too.
Details of the study are at the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The research was done at Harvard.