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Healthy eating patterns, risk of total, cause-specific mortality

JAMA Internal Medicine

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JAMA Network

About The Study: Greater adherence to several healthy eating patterns was associated with a lower risk of death in this study including 75,000 women and 44,000 men with up to 36 years of follow-up. These associations were consistent in different racial and ethnic groups, including Hispanic, non-Hispanic Black, and non-Hispanic white individuals. These findings support the recommendations of Dietary Guidelines for Americans that multiple healthy eating patterns can be adapted to individual food traditions and preferences. 

Authors: Frank B. Hu, M.D., Ph.D., of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, is the corresponding author.

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