Seven Countries study

A prospective long-term epidemiologic study conducted in Finland, Greece, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, US, and Yugoslavia, which examined the relationship of dietary fats in middle-aged men with coronary artery disease, and linked heart disease to increased saturated fats
Tracked risk factors Diet, blood pressure, weight, cigarette smoking, exercise habits, saturated and monounsaturated fats
Conclusions Death rates were related positively to average percentage of dietary energy from saturated fatty acids, negatively to dietary energy percentage from monounsaturated fatty acids, and were unrelated to dietary energy percentage from polyunsaturated fatty acids, proteins, carbohydrates, and alcohol

Seven Countries study

Cardiology A prospective 10-yr epidemiologic study which examined the relation of dietary fats in middle-aged ♂ with CAD, and linked CHD to ↑ saturated fats SCS tracked risk factors Diet, BP, weight, cigarette smoking, exercise habits
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Flavonoid intake and long-term risk of coronary heart disease and cancer in the seven countries study.
de Gaetano and his coinvestigators assessed adherence to the traditional Mediterranean diet using the Mediterranean Diet Score (MDS), a validated 0-9 scoring system developed as part of the famous Seven Countries Study pioneered by the late Ancel Keys.
Estos desarrollos inspiraron luego la generacion de otros grandes estudios de cohorte en diferentes paises, por ejemplo, The British Doctors Study (1951) (5), The Seven Countries Study (1957) (6), The Goteborg study of men born in 1913 (1963) (7), o The Honolulu Heart Study (1965) (8).
In the 1970s, a wellknown Seven Countries study cited a diagnosis: High blood cholesterol significantly increases the risks of heart attack.
Those trials and other controlled studies, not the 1950s Seven Countries Study that Teicholz dwells on, are the evidence that experts rely on.
2) Nutrition research pioneer Ancel Keys and his colleagues led one of the earliest ecological studies on this phenomenon, when they began the first phase of the longitudinal Seven Countries Study which ran from 1958 to 1983.
a professor from the University of Minnesota, undertook his legendary, post-World War II Seven Countries Study, which examined the health outcomes of nearly 13,000 middle-aged men in the U.
Whitney and Rolfes even tout (p 174) the Seven Countries Study of Ancel Keys, long exposed as a fraud that suppressed data.
But the Seven Countries Study is far from the only study that demonstrated the benefits of a Mediterranean diet.
Ansel Keys, from Minnesota, carried out the Seven Countries Study, showing that the intake of monounsaturated fat was associated with lower plasma cholesterol levels and a lower risk of suffering different chronic conditions, especially cardiovascular diseases and certain kinds of cancer.
Ancel Keys reported on the landmark Seven Countries Study.
Alcohol & Mortality in the Italian rural cohorts of the seven countries study.