- •A Mediterranean-style diet was inversely associated with left ventricular (LV) mass.
- •The association between a Mediterranean-style diet and LV mass may be partly mediated by obesity.
- •Consumption of cereals and grains and moderate alcohol use were associated with reduced LV mass.
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This work is supported by Grants R37 NS 29993 and R01 NS36286 from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD .
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