Mediterranean diet and telomere length in Nurses' Health Study: population based cohort study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


BMJ (Clinical research ed.), Volume 349, p.g6674 (2014)


Adult, Aged, Aging, Biological Markers, Case-Control Studies, Cross-Sectional Studies, Diet Records, Diet, Mediterranean, Female, Humans, Leukocyte Count, Leukocytes, Middle Aged, Prospective Studies, Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction, Telomere, United States


To examine whether adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with longer telomere length, a biomarker of aging.