Mediterranean alcohol-drinking pattern, low to moderate alcohol intake and risk of atrial fibrillation in the PREDIMED study

BACKGROUND AND AIMS: There is ongoing controversy about the effect of a low to moderate alcohol consumption on atrial fibrillation (AF). Our aim is to assess the association between adherence to a Mediterranean alcohol drinking pattern and AF incidence. METHODS AND RESULTS: A total 6527 out of the 7447 participants in the PREDIMED trial met our inclusion criteria. A validated frequency food questionnaire was used to measure alcohol consumption. Participants were classified as non-drinkers, Mediterranean alcohol drinking pattern (MADP) (10-30 g/d in men and 5-15 g/day in women, preferably red wine consumption with low spirits consumption), low-moderate drinking (

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    Bazal, P.;Gea, A.;Martinez-Gonzalez, M. A.;Salas-Salvado, J.;Asensio, E. M.;Munoz-Bravo, C.;Fiol, M.;Munoz, M. A.;Lapetra, J.;Serra-Majem, L. L.;Pinto, X.;Gonzalez, J. I.;Becerra-Tomas, N.;Fito, M.;Ros, E.;Alonso-Gomez, A.;Ruiz-Canela, M.

  • Issue: volume 29
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