The researchers of the Rovira i Virgili University carry out projects covering different disciplines and dealing with various problems and needs, all of them relevant to society. Thanks to your contribution, this research projects receive a boost that help them move forward and achieve results.
Your support is very important, whichever it is the amount you give, you will contribute to social, economic and cultural progress.
The URV Foundation guarantees using donated funds for research.
Projects in which you can participate:
PREDIMED-PLUS Study (Prevention with Mediterranean Diet)
The PREDIMED study is a clinical trial of nutritional intervention that included 7447 participants at high risk for cardiovascular disease. After 5 years of follow-up, the PREDIMED study showed that a Mediterranean Diet supplemented with virgin olive oil nuts, compared to a low-fat diet, reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease by 30%. It is the largest randomized trial conducted in Europe and has marked a before and after in the prevention of chronic diseases.
Faced with the obesity epidemic, PREDIMED researchers wanted to go further and set out to launch the new PREDIMED-PLUS trial with the aim of evaluating the effects of an intensive intervention on style. (Low-calorie Mediterranean diet, physical activity and behavioral treatment, with specific weight loss goals on the development of cardiovascular disease and other chronic diseases.
The study has been running for more than 4 years with more than 6500 participants from 55 to 75 years old, overweight or obese and metabolic syndrome.The results are highly anticipated by science worldwide.
For more information on donations, please refer to: te(ELIMINAR)@fundacio.urv.cat / Tel: 977 558 453