Dietary components and risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality: a review of evidence from meta-analyses

Year Published: 2019


Eur J Prev Cardiol


Kwok CS, Gulati M, Michos ED, Potts J, Wu P, Watson L, Loke YK, Mallen C, Mamas MA


In this analysis of the current evidence, authors looked at a total of 17 studies that examined the relationship between diet and mortality/cardiovascular disease. Specific foods, like peanuts, were examined as well.

Key Findings

Key Findings: Nuts were associated with a reduced risk of mortality. Peanut consumption reduced mortality risk by 23%. Similar benefits were found for peanut consumption and cardiovascular disease.