2 February 2023

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Pilar Galán has helped create a bank of biological samples for understanding the mechanisms involved in the relationship between food and cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes and has launched food labels containing nutritional information.

A newly identified “metabolic signature” can evaluate an individual’s adherence and metabolic response to the Mediterranean diet and help predict future risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to new research led by Harvard University with collaborators from the Broad Institute and Universitat Rovira i Virgili

The results of the PREDIMED study suggest that the most up-to-date recommendations of the international organisation World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research to maintain a healthy lifestyle reduce the risk of colorectal in older people with a high cardiovascular risk. The results of the study have been published in the “Journal of Clinical Medicine”