Mediterranean diet and olive oil in Indian context

Recently PREDIMED trial  has shown advantages of Mediterranean diet (MD) in Spanish population. Traditional MD is rich in fruits, vegetables and legumes.  It has moderate intake of fish, dairy products, and wine and small amount of meat, poultry and sweets.

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Relative risk, absolute risk reduction and number needed to treat.

In medical practice comparison is important, because there are many ways to treat a disease and better one has to be delivered to patient, further better one has to be measured in terms amount of benefit it gives, if amount … Read the rest