Translating the Mediterranean Diet in the South
The Mediterranean Diet has been shown to have a positive impact on cardiovascular disease prevention and is now being widely implemented. Cardiovascular disease rates are extremely high in the “stroke belt” in the southeastern U.S., but dietary patterns are quite different from the traditional Mediterranean diet. Alice Ammerman of University of North Carolina’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, has adapted and tested an alternative “Med-South” diet.
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