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Table 1 Measurements for all outcomes of interest (cognitive and cardiovascular) investigated in the MedLey trial, undertaken at each study time-point

From: A randomised controlled intervention trial evaluating the efficacy of a Mediterranean dietary pattern on cognitive function and psychological wellbeing in healthy older adults: the MedLey study

Assessment 0 months 3 months 6 months Whole sample assessed
Blood sample
Height   
Weight
Cognitive function/psychological wellbeing
Waist circumference
Blood pressure and heart rate
Body composition and bone mineral density (DEXA)
Blood lipids
hs-CRP
Insulin & glucose
Urinary metabolites
CRTs
PGF2α
RBCFA
FMD
TCD
FFQ
3-day WFR   (2months) (4 months)  
FCI   Half from cohort 1, all from cohort 2
Telomere length (qPCR)   20 males, 20 females
Mitochondrial DNA deletions (qPCR)   20 males, 20 females
DNA base oxidation (qPCR)   20 males, 20 females
APOε4 genotype   20 males, 20 females
Plasma oxidised and reduced glutathione   20 males, 20 females
Micronucleus index (Cytokinesis-block   20 males, 20 females
micronucleus cytome [CBMNcyt] assay)   20 males, 20 females