Entries by Andres

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THE PREDIMED-PLUS TRIAL AWARDED WITH THE PRIZE PAAS 2018

The study “Effect of a lifestyle intervention program with energy-restricted Mediterranean diet and exercise on weight loss and cardiovascular risk factors: One-year results of the PREDIMED-Plus trial” lead by Prof. Jordi Salas-Salvadó in coordination with 23 Spanish research centers has been recently awarded with The PAAS Prizes within the category of Research. The PAAS (Plan […]

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A hypocaloric Mediterranean diet and daily exercise maintain weight loss and improve cardiovascular risk

“The Predimed-Plus trial evaluates more than 600 patients with overweight or obesity and metabolic syndrome, and shows that the health benefits of following this healthier lifestyle are still present after one year“ Following a Mediterranean diet low in calories and engaging daily physical activity have proved to reduce body weight and cardiovascular risk in patients […]

More than 80 health professionals participating in the 4th PREDIMED-Plus Training Meeting.

The past 4th and 5th of October, 2018 took place the 4th Training Meeting for dietitians-nutritionists, nurses, and other personnel from PREDIMED-Plus, at the Campus de l’ Alimentació of the University of Barcelona, located in Santa Coloma de Gramanet. Organized by Professors Lluís Serra Majem, Rosa Lamuela Raventós and Jordi Salas Salvadó –coordinator of the […]

Leisure-time physical activity, sedentary behaviors, sleep, and cardiometabolic risk factors at baseline in the PREDIMED-PLUS intervention trial: A cross-sectional analysis

Leisure-time physical activity, sedentary behaviors, sleep, and cardiometabolic risk factors at baseline in the PREDIMED-PLUS intervention trial: A cross-sectional analysis. The results are from the first investigation conducted with baseline data from the PREDIMED-PLUS study. The most striking results from this investigation show that increasing the time spent on physical activities with moderate-high intensity (brisk […]

Researchers from the University of Toronto visit PREDIMED-PLUS as a nutritional study model in Europe

From letf to rigth: Jordi Salas-Salvado, Luis Moreno, Nancy Babio, Cyril Kendall, John Sievenpiper y Mònica Bullò   Researchers from the University of Toronto visit PREDIMED-PLUS as a nutritional study model in Europe. Drs. Cyril Kendall and John Sievenpiper from the University of Toronto have visited the PREDIMED-PLUS Center of Reus to know the difficulties […]