Response to Letter Regarding Article, “Mediterranean Diet Improves High-Density Lipoprotein Function in High-Cardiovascular-Risk Individuals: A Randomized Controlled Trial”
This article requires a subscription to view the full text. If you have a subscription you may use the login form below to view the article. Access to this article can also be purchased.
We appreciate Leggio and colleagues’ interest in our work.1 We welcome the opportunity to address their relevant questions.
Regarding compliance issues, there is a growing need for new approaches to promote healthy modifications of our diet and lifestyle, such as the implementation of innovative technologies and robust policy strategies targeting all ages and health conditions.2 In this regard, some particularities of the Mediterranean Diet (MD), such as its high content in vegetable fats (virgin olive oil, nuts) and its capacity to cover a diverse palette of healthy recipes based on seasonal fruit and vegetables,3 play a pivotal role. Such traits increase the …