Lyon Heart Study

A study that evaluated the effects of adopting a Mediterranean diet on symptoms and progression of coronary artery disease
Results 76% decrease in cardiovascular events (14 vs. 44 in the prudent Western-type diet group during the average 27-month follow-up; for 35-year-olds who are 30+% over their ideal weight, weight normalisation would add 20 months to life expectancy for men and 13 months for women
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Lyon Heart Study

A study which evaluated the effects of changes in diet on Sx and progression of ASHD. See Ornish regimen.
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We have all this data that there's a much less expensive way to treat heart disease than statins, which are expensive: the Lyon Heart Study. And then we have the World Health Organization coming out with a study showing that half the people with heart attacks have a normal cholesterol level.
The ability of the Lyon Heart Study to achieve long-lasting effects also could be explained in terms of the intervention relating well to the usual food patterns of the population with modifications where appropriate.
Evidence from the Lyon Heart Study showed that people who consumed a Mediterranean diet had a 50 to 70 percent lower risk of recurring heart disease than those who followed the American Heart Association Step 1 Diet.
Stronger evidence comes front the Lyon Heart Study, in which a 30% fat, Mediterranean-style diet resulted in a 65% reduction in major cardiac events over 5 years, Dr.